noun see golliwog

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  • gollywog — n. (Offensive term) golliwog, grotesque cotton doll in the form of a black man with stiff black hair (relatively unknown in the U.S.A); black faced African caricature that was created in the late 1800 s …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • golliwog — also gollywog or golliwogg noun Etymology: Golliwogg, an animated doll in children s fiction by Bertha Upton died 1912 American writer Date: 1895 1. a grotesque black doll 2. a person resembling a golliwog …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Golliwogg — The Golliwogg (later Golliwog ) is a rag doll like, children s literary character created by Florence Kate Upton in the late 19th century.The Golliwogg was inspired by a blackface minstrel doll Upton had as a child in America. At one point it was …   Wikipedia

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  • golliwog — I. /ˈgɒliwɒg / (say goleewog) noun a soft, black faced doll. Also, gollywog. {variant of Golliwogg, name of a doll coined c. 1910 by Florence and Bertha Upton, US writers for children} II. /ˈgɒliwɒg / (say goleewog) noun Prison Colloquial an… …   Australian English dictionary

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