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noun (pl) -lies
(East London, dialect) a pickled cucumber or olive
Word Origin
perhaps from olive
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  • wolly was not there, but his sister seemed to think any job would be welcome.

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  • wolly, zey call him zat ozzer name, it ees very deficult to speak and I forget.

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