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tolly

[tol-ee] /ˈtɒl i/
noun, plural tollies. British Slang.
1.
candle (def 1).
Origin of tolly
1850-1855
1850-55; alteration of tallow
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tolly

/ˈtɒlɪ/
noun (pl) -lies
1.
(South African) a castrated calf
Word Origin
C19: from Xhosa ithole calf on which the horns have begun to appear
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