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brolly

[ brol-ee ]

noun

, British Informal.
, plural brol·lies.


brolly

/ ˈbrɒlɪ /

noun

  1. an informal Brit name for umbrella


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Word History and Origins

Origin of brolly1

1870–75; alteration of (um)brell(a) + -y 2

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Example Sentences

He is also walking away from the News International board, the London corporate brolly for all his U.K. newspapers.

Parties are wonderful partial to prodding with brolly or walking-stick, ah yes, and rifles.

An' I nearly broke Beetle's brolly plantin' her where she would blossom!

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