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golilla

[ goh-lee-uh, -leel-yuh ]
/ goʊˈli ə, -ˈlil yə /
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noun
a collar of lawn or linen, slightly rolled under at the edge and starched to stand out from the neckline, worn in Spain in the 17th century.
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Origin of golilla

1665–75; <Spanish, diminutive of gola throat
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How to use golilla in a sentence

  • He went in procession to church to thank God for the wonderful blessing of the Golilla--the name of his collar.

  • Singapo tiga not so dang’lous as mias—he not common kind, but gleat mias lombi—what Poltugee people callee ‘led golilla.

    The Castaways|Captain Mayne Reid
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