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  • WordNet 3.6
    • n jolliness feeling jolly and jovial and full of good humor
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Jolliness Jollity; noisy mirth.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n jolliness The state or quality of being jolly; gaiety; festivity; jollity.
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In literature:

Wouldn't it be jolly to have a white Christmas?
"Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1905 to 1906" by Lucy Maud Montgomery
Aunt Jean and Uncle Norman were delightful people, and we knew we should have a jolly time at their house.
"Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1907 to 1908" by Lucy Maud Montgomery
But he was very jolly and played the violin beautifully.
"Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1909 to 1922" by Lucy Maud Montgomery
Jolly terms those were!
"A Confederate Girl's Diary" by Sarah Margan Dawson
He wasn't worried about anybody except the guy's Jolly Lad henchmen.
"The Planet Strappers" by Raymond Zinke Gallun
Nora Jones, the jolly, good-natured cook, was before them.
"The Curlytops and Their Playmates" by Howard R. Garis
It'd be a jolly thing to write and tell father!
"Explorers of the Dawn" by Mazo de la Roche
There are plenty of empty seats in there, and we can have a right jolly old time.
"Frank Merriwell's Son" by Burt L. Standish
He was another Tom grown up, only where Tom was silent and shy, this man was jolly and friendly.
"Tabitha at Ivy Hall" by Ruth Alberta Brown
He hoists the Jolly Roger on his own account and laughs at Blackbeard.
"Blackbeard: Buccaneer" by Ralph D. Paine
It was jolly of her, I do think.
"New Treasure Seekers" by E. (Edith) Nesbit
He is a very jolly companion, and has a heart exceedingly kind and gentle.
"Rinkitink in Oz" by L. Frank Baum
You do look peaceful and jolly.
"The Kingdom Round the Corner" by Coningsby Dawson
We all have those jolly old moments of temptation.
"The Keepers of the King's Peace" by Edgar Wallace
His voice was so much shriller than usual that Jolly Robin knew instantly that something had displeased him.
"The Tale of Rusty Wren" by Arthur Scott Bailey
It was such a jolly boy's laugh, low, with a mischievous chuckle in it, elated, and very disarming.
"The Dark Tower" by Phyllis Bottome
I like their jolly friendship, of course.
"Patty's Success" by Carolyn Wells
I mean to have a jolly time at Margate by-and-by.
"Girls of the Forest" by L. T. Meade
It was always great when Jolly came!
"The Very Small Person" by Annie Hamilton Donnell
Just as the world had changed for Jolly Roger, so Jolly Roger had changed for Peter.
"The Country Beyond" by James Oliver Curwood

In poetry:

My lord 'por Baco!'
(That 's the god I like to swear by,
Jolly god of all good rascals)
May I ask you what 's the secret?
"The Purgatory Of St. Patrick - Act II" by Denis Florence MacCarthy
Grandmas, in their corners sitting,
Toiling till the day grew late,
What knew they with endless knitting,
Of the jolly roller-skate?
"The Boys' And Girls' Thanksgiving of 1892" by Ella Wheeler Wilcox
He little thought o’ New Year’s night,
So jolly as he sat then,
While drank the toast and praised the roast
The round-faced Aldermen,—­
"Winstanley" by Jean Ingelow
My task might be jolly for snails,
But I must confess that it fails
To give pleasure to me;
I am sick as can be
Of snipping the ends of pink nails.
"The Discontented Manicure Scissors" by Ella Wheeler Wilcox
Old Omar, jolly sceptic, it may be
That, after all, you found the magic key
To life and all its mystery, and I
Must own you have almost persuaded me.
"Omar" by James Weldon Johnson
"Four mark I will give thee," saith jolly Robin,
"Four mark it shall be thy fee;
The mony come count, and let me mount,
For a butcher I fain would be."
"Robin Hood And The Butcher" by Andrew Lang

In news:

Jolly Rogers shares bounty on Labor Day weekend.
Join Jolly Blast Productions, along with NFL All-Pro Tony Gonzalez as "Coach Tony," as they teach Jolly and Holly Blast, and their many outer space friends, the fundamentals of soccer.
Children's emails to Santa Claus may not be so jolly .
Out Board has appointed Jolly Pro Audio as exclusive Hong Kong and China distributor for its TiMax Audio Imaging delay matrix and showcontrol processor.
Jolly, merry memories.
Retailers are anticipating a jolly holiday as shoppers get off to a fast and early start to the holiday season.
French toast as stuffed and jolly as Santa himself.
'Seinfeld' star Wayne Knight stays jolly in 'Elf' despite everyone screaming out 'Newman.'.
Wayne Knight Stays Jolly in 'Elf'.
Holiday season not jolly for some.
Look, Mom, a jolly, old St Fish.
Alec Baldwin's Santa is fat, but not jolly .
OKOLONA – Miriam Wise "Pete" Jolly, 83, died Sunday, Nov 18, 2012, at Shearer-Richardson Nursing Home in Okolona where she had resided the last five plus years.
County Backs Jolly Roger Bill.
The Jolly Two were the Alabama duo of Walter Roland and Sonny Scott.

In science:

For an investigation of the backward in time behavior of the Lorenz system (for real data), see the paper by Foias and Jolly .
Complex Singularities and the Lorenz Attractor