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[dol-uh p] /ˈdɒl əp/
noun
1.
a lump or blob of some substance:
dollops of mud.
2.
a small quantity:
Add a dollop of soda water to the mixture.
verb (used with object)
3.
to dispense in dollops:
to dollop whipped cream over the cake.
Origin
1565-1575
1565-75; compare Icelandic dōlpur fat man, Norwegian (dial.) dolp lump
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British Dictionary definitions for dollops

dollop

/ˈdɒləp/
noun
1.
a semisolid lump
2.
a large serving, esp of food
verb
3.
(transitive) foll by out. to serve out (food)
Word Origin
C16: of unknown origin
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Word Origin and History for dollops
dollop
1573, from E. Anglian dial. dallop "patch, tuft or clump of grass," of uncertain origin. Modern sense of "a lump or glob" is 1812.
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Slang definitions & phrases for dollops

dollop

noun
  1. A lump or glob
  2. A portion, esp a small portion of food

[1812+; origin unknown]


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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