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Dolly Varden

noun Dol·ly Var·den \ˌdä-lē-ˈvär-dən-\

Definition of DOLLY VARDEN

:  a large anadromous or freshwater char (Salvelinus malma) widespread in streams of northwestern North America and eastern Asia —called also Dolly Varden trout
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Origin of DOLLY VARDEN

Dolly Varden, gaily dressed coquette in Barnaby Rudge (1841), novel by Charles Dickens
First Known Use: circa 1876

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