And did you know that effeminate men in the 18th-century were known as “mollies”?
I have heard some of the boys talking about 'mollies,' and saying that they beat the world for floods and fires.
mollies eyes were black, instead of their usual lovely blue.
Your mollies and Sallies and Emmies can't hold a candle to it.
A moment later the second box, also inscribed with mollies name, was presented her.
Laughing at mollies protests, the plucky girl untied the horses and turned them carefully.
As Ruth walked toward them she noticed that mollies cheeks were very red, and 112 that she wore a look of suppressed excitement.
mollies golden head and Barbaras tawny one bent anxiously over the paper.
At last the welcome sound of mens voices was heard and Mr. Stuart, followed by the engineer and old Jim, entered at mollies door.
The music was about to begin again, but, before Mrs. Cartwright went over to her seat, she put her hand on mollies curls.
seabird, 1857, short for mollymawk, from Dutch mallemok, from mal "foolish" + mok "gull."