lollipop

or lol·ly·pop

[ lol-ee-pop ]
/ ˈlɒl iˌpɒp /

noun

a piece of hard candy attached to the end of a small stick that is held in the hand while the candy is licked.

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Origin of lollipop

1785–95; dial. lolly tongue + pop1
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British Dictionary definitions for lollipop

lollipop
/ (ˈlɒlɪˌpɒp) /

noun

a boiled sweet or toffee stuck on a small wooden stick
British another word for ice lolly

Word Origin for lollipop

C18: perhaps from Northern English dialect lolly the tongue (compare loll) + pop 1
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