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[goh-lee-uh, -leel-yuh]
  1. 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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  • He went in procession to church to thank God for the wonderful blessing of the Golilla--the name of his collar.

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