wolly

/ (ˈwɒlɪ) /

noun plural -lies

East London dialect a pickled cucumber or olive

Nearby words

  1. wollaston, william hyde,
  2. wollastonite,
  3. wollongong,
  4. wollstonecraft,
  5. wollstonecraft, mary,
  6. wolman's disease,
  7. wolof,
  8. wolseley,
  9. wolsey,
  10. wolsey, thomas

Word Origin for wolly

perhaps from olive

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Examples from the Web for wolly

  • Wolly was not there, but his sister seemed to think any job would be welcome.

    Joyce's Investments|Fannie E. Newberry
  • Wolly, zey call him zat ozzer name, it ees very deficult to speak and I forget.

    Joyce's Investments|Fannie E. Newberry