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Tol-lol

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Tol-lol tol-lol′ (slang) pretty good
    • ***

Usage

In literature:

Taradiddle, taradiddle, tol lol lay!
"The Complete Plays of Gilbert and Sullivan" by William Schwenk Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan
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In poetry:

When Husbands with their Wives agree,
And Maids won't wed from modesty;
Then Little Boney he'll pounce down,
And march his men on London town!
Rollicum-rorum, tol-lol-lorum,
Rollicum-rorum, tol-lol-lay!
"The Sergeant's Song" by Thomas Hardy
WHEN Lawyers strive to heal a breach,
And Parsons practise what they preach;
Then Little Boney he'll pounce down,
And march his men on London town!
Rollicum-rorum, tol-lol-lorum,
Rollicum-rorum, tol-lol-lay!
"The Sergeant's Song" by Thomas Hardy