One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A lively celebration or party.‘most came to the wedding jollo to drink the beer’
- ‘He volubly volunteered that he was at a birthday Jollo.’
- ‘A party of about 115 Sydney Millions Cubbers had some real jollo in the snow between Cooma arid Kosiusko last weekend.’
- ‘"A jollo like this is the glassy alley!" Lorrae exclaimed, joining hands with Marcy and sharing her excitement.’
- ‘Come, will you drink wiz us to-day? We 'ave w'at you call a jollo.’
Early 20th century: from jollity + -o.
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