golliwog

noun
gol·li·wog | \ ˈgä-lē-ˌwäg \
variants: or less commonly gollywog or golliwogg

Definition of golliwog 

1 : a grotesque black doll

2 : a person resembling a golliwog

First Known Use of golliwog

1895, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for golliwog

Golliwogg, an animated doll in children's fiction by Bertha Upton †1912 American writer

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