Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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JOLLOCK, adj. “Jolly, fat, healthy, and hearty” (Gall. 1824 MacTaggart Gallov. Encycl. 287).   Ib. 113:
Wi' than they move the shankie, And bicker through the glens sae deep, Fu' jollock, blythe, and swankie.

[A nonce variant of Eng. jolly, with substitution of -ock, -och suffix for -y.]

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