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jollop

noun
  1. British informal a cream or unguent
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Word Origin

C20: from French jalap, from Spanish jalapa, from purga de Jalapa purge of Jalapa, Jalapa being a city in Mexico
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  • “Let him mind his salts-and-senna and jollop,” said Jack sharply.

    Bunyip Land

    George Manville Fenn