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brolly

[ brol-ee ]
/ ˈbrɒl i /
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noun, plural brol·lies.British Informal.
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Origin of brolly

1870–75; alteration of (um)brell(a) + -y2
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British Dictionary definitions for brolly

brolly
/ (ˈbrɒlɪ) /

noun plural -lies
an informal Brit name for umbrella (def. 1)
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