(n.) A child's puppet; a toy baby for a little girl.
(1) Russia Facebook Twitter Pinterest Russian dolls in the likeness of Russia’s President Vladimir Putin and the US president-elect, Donald Trump.
(2) It is still weird that "arts and crafts" is in the same category as dolls.
(3) The authors argue for the use of structured interview techniques with use of the anatomical dolls and the collection of normative comparison data relative to the evaluation of suspected sexual abuse.
(4) This judgement is particularly significant for the UK as it was the testimony of two leading experts, Professor Nicholas J. Wald and Sir Richard Doll, whose evidence helped convince the Judge about the harmful health effects of passive smoke.
(5) Although she's been performing since 2000 – in the punk-cabaret duo the Dresden Dolls , in a controversial conjoined-twin mime act called Evelyn Evelyn (they wear a specially constructed two-person dress and have been castigated by disability groups for presenting conjoined twins as circus freaks, an accusation she denies) – in her new band, Amanda Palmer And The Grand Theft Orchestra , she's suddenly become a kind of phenomenon.
(6) Natasha Walter, the feminist author, was struck by the supportive atmosphere of Mumsnet when she was writing Living Dolls: the Return of Sexism , a few years ago.
(7) These dolls can be used by trained professionals to help make conclusions about a child's background.
(8) So many young female tennis players look like dolls, the confusion of woman with (sex) doll is almost natural for the broadcaster swimming in the miasma of his own idiocy.
(9) This is a coded attack on the sexy, grownup images that surround dolls such as Barbie and Bratz.
(10) It was found that the maternity instinct is inborn but it starts to show only during the second year of life and is manifested in the form of playing with dolls and reaches its peak at the age of 3-5 years.
(11) The Makie dolls are another example of commercial production, Rowley points out.
(12) All the usual suspects are making an appearance, including mice on their mice organ, Gabriel the toad, Madeleine the rag doll and Professor Yaffle.
(13) Doll immediately gave up his own five cigarettes a day habit.
(14) Each doll can be customised according to skin tone, eye colour and hair colour to look like its owner.
(15) "Selling this doll is highly offensive to our ancestors and the African-American community," Rev KW Tulloss, NAC's president in Los Angeles, told the New York Daily News.
(16) Both groups did not differ from each other in respect to frequency of tomboyish behavior or interest in doll play and other aspects of materanl rehearsal.
(17) Principally, there was the legal conflict with actor James Woods, who in 1988 accused her of exotic harassments including leaving a disfigured doll outside his home in Beverly Hills.
(18) Another man in a pirate hat covered in voodoo dolls approached the screen, placing a live rooster on the stage as if offering it to the football gods.
(19) A giant inflatable doll with the face of Shaker Aamer , the last British resident held at Guantánamo who returned to the UK last October after 14 years’ incarceration, was displayed not far from the White House fence and front lawn.
(20) 33 children were asked to identify from an array of pictures the one which best represented a doll's view of the stimulus display.
(v. t.) To take away; to vacate; to annul.
(v. t.) To draw; to entice; to allure. See Tole.
(v. t.) To cause to sound, as a bell, with strokes slowly and uniformly repeated; as, to toll the funeral bell.
(v. t.) To strike, or to indicate by striking, as the hour; to ring a toll for; as, to toll a departed friend.
(v. t.) To call, summon, or notify, by tolling or ringing.
(v. i.) To sound or ring, as a bell, with strokes uniformly repeated at intervals, as at funerals, or in calling assemblies, or to announce the death of a person.
(n.) The sound of a bell produced by strokes slowly and uniformly repeated.
(n.) A tax paid for some liberty or privilege, particularly for the privilege of passing over a bridge or on a highway, or for that of vending goods in a fair, market, or the like.
(n.) A liberty to buy and sell within the bounds of a manor.
(n.) A portion of grain taken by a miller as a compensation for grinding.
(v. i.) To pay toll or tallage.
(v. i.) To take toll; to raise a tax.
(v. t.) To collect, as a toll.
(1) This death toll represents 25% of avoidable adult deaths in developing countries.
(2) Large price cuts seem to have taken a toll on retailer profitability, while not necessarily increasing sales substantially,” Barclaycard concluded.
(3) But sanctions and mismanagement took their toll, and the scale of the long-awaited economic catharsis won’t be grand,” he says.
(4) The number of killings in Iraq has reached levels unseen since 2008 in recent months and Sunday's attacks bring the death toll across the country in October to 545, according to an Associated Press count.
(5) I came from a strong family and my parents had a devoted marriage, but I experienced the toll breast cancer took on their relationship and their children.
(6) AP reported a lower death toll of one killed and 20 wounded.
(7) As BHP’s share price in Australia pushed near 10-year lows on Thursday, the government in Brasilia has become increasingly concerned over the rising death toll and contaminated mud flowing through two states as a result of the disaster.
(8) Chinese authorities have raised the death toll from Beijing's floods to 77 from 37 after the public questioned the days-old tally.
(9) Undoubtedly, as repeatedly urged, appropriate selective screening and health education could effectively reduce the toll of mortality, especially in high-risk developing populations.
(10) In fact the UN estimates the total death toll, regardless of responsibility, to be about 93,000 people.
(11) Nancy Curtin, the chief investment officer of Close Brothers Asset Management said: "The US economy didn't just grind to a halt in the first quarter – it hit reverse as the polar vortex took its toll.
(12) The lesson for the international community, fatigued or bored by competing stories of Middle Eastern carnage, is that problems that are left to fester only get worse – and always take a terrible human toll.
(13) The combined mortality and morbidity from aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage exceeds 40%, and therefore yields a remarkably high toll of human and economic loss.
(14) And at the coalface of Israeli coalition management, where every deal is done over the still-twitching body of an ally fervently opposed to it, the economics of disappointment eventually take a toll.
(15) Murdoch's British newspapers, which include the Times, the Sun and the News of the World, suffered a 14% drop in year-end advertising revenue as the recession took its toll.
(16) But it had already taken its toll on the Deghayes's children.
(17) The death toll was expected to rise sharply and 20,000 civilians were sheltering in two UN bases in Juba.
(18) The death toll in Gaza has climbed to at least 480, with more than 2,300 wounded, according to Palestinian medical officials.
(19) The devastating toll it has had on this generation of children is far-reaching.
(20) The feeling of restlessness and fatigue started to take its toll and I spent more and more time alone.