goll

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

goll (plural golls)

  1. (obsolete) hand
    • 1609, Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher, Philaster[1]:
      Then give me thy Princely goll, which thus I kisse, to whom I crouch and bow; But see my royall sparke, this head-strong swarme that follow me humming like a master Bee, have I led forth their Hives, and being on wing, and in our heady flight, have seazed him shall suffer for thy wrongs.
    • 1622, Thomas Dekker, The Noble Spanish Soldier[2]:
      Give me thy goll , thou are a noble girl.

Etymology 2[edit]

From God

Proper noun[edit]

goll

  1. (euphemistic) God
    • 1900, Edward Noyes Westcott, The Christmas Story from David Harum[3]:
      'I dunno what you mean,' says Jim. 'Yes, ye do, goll darn ye!' says Dick, 'yes, ye do.
    • 1919, Various, The Best Short Stories of 1917[4]:
      By goll! that's all I'm good for to take on now.

Manx[edit]

Noun[edit]

goll m

  1. Verbal noun of immee.
  2. going

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
goll gholl ngoll
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.