Origin of lollipop
Examples from the Web for lollipop
Marabella, now licking her lollipop and tapping her foot, appears unfazed.Even Grade School Kids Are Protesting the Garner Killing Now|Caitlin Dickson|December 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They handed the lollipop to Judy Garland, and you never saw it again.Meet Ruth Duccini, a Munchkin From ‘The Wizard of Oz’|Ramin Setoodeh|March 8, 2013|DAILY BEAST
For every cigarette, there is a lollipop, and for every act of violence or despair, there is a moment of sheer comic absurdity.
One day, I walked off by mistake with a lollipop without paying, and my mother took me by the hand and made me bring it back.GOP Debates: Why They Baffle Democrats and Charm Republicans|Lee Siegel|November 24, 2011|DAILY BEAST
To create the lollipop infusion, take 12 ounces of Ocho Plata Tequila and crush one large lollipop of your choice into it.
No lollipop confectionery for him, melting in the mouth like painted butter.The Army Mule and Other War Sketches|Henry A. Castle
Is sock only a corruption of suck, indicating a lollipop origin?
Why, bless my heart, the last voyage I had a fellow who was always writing to the Earl of Lollipop, and signing himself his son.Dick Cheveley|W. H. G. Kingston
The second crocodile hadn't finished yet, so he followed right after the first, still sucking his lollipop.My Father's Dragon|Ruth Stiles Gannett
Upon my honour and soul, I mean no mischief; do I, Lollipop?Uncle Silas|J. S. LeFanu
British Dictionary definitions for lollipop
Word Origin for lollipop
Word Origin and History for lollipop
1784, lolly-pops "sweetmeats, soft candy," perhaps related to loll "to dangle" (the tongue) + pop "strike, slap." Or the first element may be northern dialectal lolly "the tongue." Meaning "hard candy on a stick" is from 1920s.