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noun (plural: golliwogs)
  1. (often offensive): a rag doll or mascot in the form of a caricature of a black minstrel
  2. (Australian): a hairy caterpiller
  3. a receiver of stolen goods
  4. (Rhyming slang as "the" golliwogs): greyhound racing
Etymology: Coined from the illustrations by w:Florence Kate Upton, Florence Kate Upton for her mother w:Bertha Upton, Bertha Upton's 1895 children's book, The Adventures of Two Dutch Dolls


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