But what drew you to this strange character—a mentally ill woman caring for a baby doll?
However, she soon discovers that Linda is a mentally unstable woman who believes a baby doll is a flesh-and-blood child.
"The baby doll is here and wants to see you," Paddy announced.
"Yes, dear; we shall see," was Mrs. Stone's answer, as she went forward to the table where the baby doll lay in her glory.
I have never touched them since you put me to bed for breaking the baby doll.
She thought the two seemed very close, but she disentangled them, and laid the baby doll on the counter.
The voices sank from hearing and Maria Angelina was left with the feeling that a baby doll was not a desirable being in America.
Tense, as if she were waiting for the warning not to touch, Martha finally caressed the hair of a baby doll.
Hugging the baby doll tight in one arm, Anne threw the other around Mrs. Patterson's neck, and kissed her again and again.
Winifred heard, and realized that she was the Effect and baby doll in question.
A pretty woman, esp one cherished by a man as his own (1900s+)