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nounUnited States Regional, South-Eastern
A children's game similar to barley-break; a call or chant forming part of this game.
Late 19th century. Probably alteration of barley-break, after bright and perhaps the derived surname Bright. With some forms, perhaps compare marley and marloes. In some forms, the first element is remodelled after Molly, pet-form of the female forename Mary. With form molly blight compare blight; with form Molly Bride compare bride.
Molly Bright/ˌmɒli ˈbrʌɪt/
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