Entry from British & World English dictionary
Definition of corn dolly in English:
A symbolic or decorative model of a human figure, made of plaited straw.
- The dress is intricately pleated and ruched, like unravelling rope, giving her the appearance of a life-sized corn dolly.
- It seemed like yesterday that she had met the shy child in her home, holding her small corn dolly.
- Other attractions at the fair will include a Burrell steam road locomotive, a 1908 Marenghi fairground organ, a display of farm tractors dating back to the Forties, a demonstration of corn dolly making and ferret racing.
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