tolly

[ tol-ee ]
/ ˈtɒl i /

noun, plural tol·lies.British Slang.

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Origin of tolly

First recorded in 1850–55; alteration of tallow
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tolly

tollie

/ (ˈtɒlɪ) /

noun plural -lies

Southern African a castrated calf

Word Origin for tolly

C19: from Xhosa ithole calf on which the horns have begun to appear
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