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  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • adv Jollily In a jolly manner.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • jollily In a jolly manner; gaily; merrily; mirthfully.
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In literature:

Jollily he, aloft there, wheels through toil and trouble; and so, alow here, does jolly Stubb.
"Moby Dick; or The Whale" by Herman Melville
He was talking with the lady, and smiled, but not jollily.
"Passages From the English Notebooks, Volume 2" by Nathaniel Hawthorne
Faith, thou wilt be a gay Valentine before the year's out, that begins with the holiday so jollily.
"The Fair Maid of Perth" by Sir Walter Scott
I hope nothing wrong has occurred, we were getting on so jollily.
"Through the Fray" by G. A. Henty
He declares, positively, that he knows nothing so easy of digestion as a canvas-back duck; and he eats away jollily up to his assertion.
"Lands of the Slave and the Free" by Henry A. Murray
A jolly crew, to be sure, and jollily we bade adieu to the fellows who had gathered in the dock to wish us God-speed.
"In the Footprints of the Padres" by Charles Warren Stoddard
Wise folks jog on jollily.
"A Forgotten Hero" by Emily Sarah Holt
So on Christmas Day they assembled very jollily.
"Some Reminiscences of old Victoria" by Edgar Fawcett
In some future Number we will relate how jollily we fare in our new abode.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Vol 58, No. 357, July 1845" by Various
Sir, I have ambled through all love's gradations Most jollily, and seriously the whilst.
"The Indian Princess" by James Nelson Barker
The rest of the time at Fewforest passed very jollily, though we had no particular adventures.
"The Girls and I" by Mary Louisa Stewart Molesworth
We captured four Indians and three women, and we now celebrated Easter right jollily.
"The Memoirs of the Conquistador Bernal Diaz del Castillo, Vol 2 (of 2)" by Bernal Diaz del Castillo
Mr. Denny laughed jollily.
"Regiment of Women" by Clemence Dane
We were jollily that day laughed to scorn.
"History of the Reformation in the Sixteenth Century, Volume V" by J. H. Merle d'Aubign