wally

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Noun[edit]

wally ‎(plural wallies)

  1. (Britain, slang) a fool
  2. (colloquial, London and Essex) a pickled large gherkin or cucumber

Verb[edit]

wally

  1. (colloquial, obsolete, Essex) alternate pronunciation (and hence spelling) of value
    • 1880, Sabine Baring-Gould, Mehalah: a story of the salt marshes
      Let them that wallys the sheep watch 'em.

Adjective[edit]

wally ‎(not comparable)

  1. (Of eyes) unusually pale; misaligned, sideways-looking, affected by strabismus.
    • 1938, Xavier Herbert, Capricornia, New York: D. Appleton-Century, 1943, Chapter XI, p. 179, [1]
      [] one of his eyes was wally, a condition common among the natives of the land. (Here the first meaning is intended, as indicated later in the text:) [] turned his one black eye on the kindly man [] (p. 183)
    • 2007, www.urbandictionary.com, [2]
      You are freaking me out with your wally eye. One of your eyes is doing its own thing.

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