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golly

golly

interjection gol·ly \ˈgä-lē\

—used to express mild surprise

Full Definition of GOLLY

—used as a mild oath or to express surprise ; usually used in the phrase by golly

Origin of GOLLY

euphemism for God
First Known Use: 1775

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