/ (ˈwɒlɪ) /
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noun plural -lies
East London dialect a pickled cucumber or olive
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In the UK, COTTON CANDY is more commonly known as…
Word Origin for wolly
perhaps from olive
Words nearby wolly
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How to use wolly in a sentence
"Yes—to punish ourselves for singing Polly Wolly in the graveyard," said Faith.Rainbow Valley|Lucy Maud Montgomery
Wolly, zey call him zat ozzer name, it ees very deficult to speak and I forget.
Wolly was not there, but his sister seemed to think any job would be welcome.