Definition of Molly Bright in US English:

Molly Bright


United 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/