Definition of dolly mixtures in English:

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dolly mixtures

plural noun

A mixture of small variously shaped and coloured sweets.
Example sentences
  • We finished with my home-made fairy cakes, iced in pastel colours and topped with dolly mixtures and candy flowers.
  • He told the columnist that at that time, he had some catarrh pastilles, dried peas, pills and dolly mixtures laid out on the ‘operating table’.
  • The brightly coloured figures appear very much like flattened dolly mixtures.

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