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kewpie doll

A doll with rosy cheeks and big eyes that was often distributed as a prize (at carnivals, for instance) in the 20th century. Look, Mama, I won a kewpie doll playing that game over there!
See also: doll
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No longer consciously adding to his collections, Murray Harris still finds it hard to resist such items as the Kewpie drawings appearing in the repeated O'Neill revivals.
Taylor couldn't tell if Uncle Winn was telling this story because he wished he had ridden with the James gang rather than been the successful farmer he was, or because it was the most exciting thing that had ever happened around here, certainly more exciting than winning a Kewpie doll at the ring toss at a carnival or state fair or wherever he had gotten that thing.
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It is worth a trip to your local oriental market for a bottle of Kewpie Japanese mayonnaise and exotic fruit.
Still, you could often win a prize if you tried long enough, and the museum has many old prizes on display: the kewpie dolls, the cheap plaster statues of dogs and little girls, the stuffed animals, the dishes circa 1935.
Daiichi-Kasei, Kewpie Egg Corporation and Taiyo Kagaku Co.
KEWPIE INDOESIA, a joint venture between Mitsubishi Corporation (MC) and the Kewpie Group, is pleased to announce the launch of mayonnaise, dressings and other seasonings in the domestic market in Indonesia.
Win a Kewpie Doll or box of candy for the pretty lady
Corin plays the Armageddon cardsharper, roping you in while she ups the ante throughout this breakneck array--random reading recommended-and, dazzlingly, changes the Four Horsemen into the guileless kewpie dolls of American vacuity until you want to run to the keyboard and bitches brew your very own creeping-flesh apocalypse.
Jackman has a collection of glass soda bottles that are sealed with the original liquid, black Americana memorabilia, Josef Originals, Occupied Japan pieces, Kewpie dolls, lunch boxes, perfume bottles, jewelry and, of course, toys.
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Tonight I am handcuffed to a kewpie doll and crave the sweet suffocation of a blackout.
Saifol Bahli, HDC's head of training and consultancy, said that more Japanese companies started to show interest in halal since around 2009, when Japanese mayonnaise maker Kewpie Corp.