jolley

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jolley (plural jolleys)

  1. One who jigs.
  2. (pottery) A concave horizontal lathe used in producing bowls and cups.
    • 2005, Gertjan De Groot, Women Workers And Technological Change In Europe In The Nineteenth And twentieth century:
      When she had to leave work because of silicosis at the beginning of this century, the period of female makers at jolleys was over, with some insignificant temporary exceptions.

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jolley (third-person singular simple present jolleys, present participle jolleying, simple past and past participle jolleyed)

  1. (pottery) To use a jolley.

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