brolly

[brol-ee]
noun, plural brollies. British Informal.

Origin:
1870–75; alteration of (um)brell(a) + -y2

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brolly (ˈbrɒlɪ)
 
n , pl -lies
an informal Brit name for umbrella

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brolly
British slang, "umbrella," a clipped and shortened form of that word (see umbrella).
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Example sentences
The masterstroke here is to use the run-off water from the brolly to fill the water pistol.
The kind of breezes that tug at a brolly, turning it inside-out or ripping it from your hands.
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