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. Milton.

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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