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phraseinformal Australian, New Zealand
Having eaten to one's limits or satisfaction.
- ‘they would all eat until they were full up to dolly's wax’
- ‘It had been weeks since we were full up to dolly's wax.’
- ‘Edna asked Harry if he'd had enough to eat. "I'm full up to Dolly's wax," Harry would say.’
- ‘Fay's father told her it was fine to be full up to dolly's wax.’
- ‘There were so many chips supplied with dinner that she was full up to dolly's wax.’
With reference to the wax heads of 19th-century dolls.
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