Dolly VardenDol·ly Var·den
- a dress of sheer figured muslin worn over a bright-colored petticoat
- ⌂ a red-spotted trout (Salvelinus malma) found in streams west of the Rocky Mountains and in E Asia
Origin of Dolly Vardenafter the character in Dickens' novel Barnaby Rudge (1841)
A food and game fish (Salvelinus malma) of western North America and eastern Asia, having red, yellow, or orange spots on a dark body.
Origin of Dolly VardenAfter Dolly Varden, a character known for her colorful costume in the novel Barnaby Rudge by Charles Dickens.
(plural Dolly Vardens)
After a lively, coquettish character in Dickens' novel Barnaby Rudge.