Definition of Follied
1. folly [v] - See also: folly
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Follied
Literary usage of Follied
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Irish Literature by Justin McCarthy, Maurice Francis Egan, Douglas Hyde, Charles Welsh, Gregory, James Jeffrey Roche (1904)
"Nine times it kem, and nine times Christy follied it wid the holy wather, but th' sorra bit cud he ketch it.' " ' Bedad! it's quare all out,' sez I. ..."
2. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1881)
"The tales are bright and readable, free from tho affectations and the follied of the romances of high life of the other weeklies. ..."
3. Children of the Tenements by Jacob August Riis (1904)
"So he follied her. That night she didn't have any, an' when he stuck his nose in her basket an' didn't find any, he knocked her down, an' she bruk her ..."
4. The Fairy Mythology: Illustrative of the Romance and Superstition of Various by Thomas Keightley (1905)
"... they druv the cow afore thim, the dog follied ; but the cat, uv coorse, was lift behind : an' the other three childer wint along the road, pickin' haves ..."
5. Irish Idylls by Jane Barlow (1893)
"... ways to spake to a man, so he legged it after me there, but I'd quit out of that afore he came, and then he follied me on to ..."