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Karl Ludwig jollies Oswald about those friends who seemed so surprised to see him.
OSWALD LANGDONCARSON JAY LEE
Still the Jollies were in no way disposed to give up their share of me, to which they considered they had a right.
BEN BURTONW. H. G. KINGSTON
He was now engaged in drilling twelve of the most ruffianly and ill-conditioned of the crew, whom he called his jollies.
CHARLEY LAURELW. H. G. KINGSTON
They are supplied by the boatswain with hammocks, and thus the Jollies soon feel themselves at home.
“According to your notion all the jollies are Towers,” cried Nettleship, when he regained his voice.
PADDY FINNW. H. G. KINGSTON
Plenty Jollies—new fellas—not having much supplies—only many new rocket launchers they are receiving from someplace.
THE PLANET STRAPPERSRAYMOND ZINKE GALLUN
When you think o' the sinkin' "Victorier's" Jollies—soldier an' sailor too.
In ancient times the jollies, or Royal Marines, were the butts of the sailors, from their ignorance of seamanship.
THE SLANG DICTIONARYJOHN CAMDEN HOTTEN
I saw three or four of our jollies—as we called the marines—drop while firing away from the forecastle.
WILL WEATHERHELMW.H.G. KINGSTON
The boats were lowered and manned, and a few jollies were stowed away in the starn-sheets out o' sight.

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