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Jolly Good Fellow (A)

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A very social and popular person. (French, joli.)

“Ali was jolly quiet at Ephesus before St. Paul came thither.”—John Trapp: Commentary (1656).


“For he’s a jolly good fellow [three times].

And so say all of us,

With a hip, hip, hip, hoora!”

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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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