Jol"li*ty (?), n. [From Jolly: cf. OF. joliet'e, jolivet'e.]
Noisy mirth; gayety; merriment; festivity; boisterous enjoyment.
All now was turned to jollity and game.
He with a proud jollity commanded him to leave that quarrel only for him, who was only worthy to enter into it.
Sir P. Sidney.
Syn. -- Merriment; mirth; gayety; festivity; hilarity.
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