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Jolly God (The)

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Bacchus. The Bible speaks of wine which “maketh glad the heart of man.” Here “jolly” means jovial.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Johnnies
Johnny Crapaud
Johnny Raw
Johnson (Dr. Samuel)
Johnstone
Johnstone’s Tippet (St.)
Join the Majority
Joint
Jolly
Jolly Dog (A)
Jolly God (The)
Jolly Good Fellow (A)
Jolly Green
Jolly Roger (The)
Jollyboat
Jonah and the Whale
Jonas
Jonathan
Jonathan and David
Jonathan’s
Jonathan’s Arrows