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jollity


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Jollity  \Jol"li*ty\,  n.  [From  {Jolly}:  cf  OF  joliet['e], 
  jolivet['e].] 
  Noisy  mirth;  gayety;  merriment;  festivity;  boisterous 
  enjoyment.  --Chaucer. 
 
  All  now  was  turned  to  jollity  and  game.  --Milton. 
 
  He  with  a  proud  jollity  commanded  him  to  leave  that 
  quarrel  only  for  him  who  was  only  worthy  to  enter  into 
  it  --Sir  P. 
  Sidney. 
 
  Syn:  Merriment;  mirth;  gayety;  festivity;  hilarity. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  jollity 
  n  :  feeling  jolly  and  jovial  and  full  of  good  humor  [syn:  {joviality}] 




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