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wolly

/ (ˈwɒlɪ) /
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Definition of wolly

noun plural -lies
East London dialect a pickled cucumber or olive
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Word Origin for wolly

perhaps from olive
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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.

    Joyce's Investments|Fannie E. Newberry
  • Wolly was not there, but his sister seemed to think any job would be welcome.

    Joyce's Investments|Fannie E. Newberry
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