Russian doll

noun each of a set of brightly painted hollow wooden dolls of varying sizes, designed to fit inside each other.

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  • Russian doll — noun One of a set of hollow wooden brightly painted dolls of gradually decreasing size, designed to fit inside each other • • • Main Entry: ↑Russian * * * ˌRussian ˈdoll 7 [Russian doll] noun one of a set of hollow painted figures which fit… …   Useful english dictionary

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