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Jolly

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A sailor’s nickname for a marine, who, in his opinion, bears the same relation to a “regular” as a jollyboat or yawl does to a ship. (Danish, jollë, a yawl.)

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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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