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/ ˈlɒl iˌpɒp /
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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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How to use lollipop in a sentence
His was that famous mare, Lollypop, who gave birth to the yet more famous Sweetmeat.The Great North Road: London to York|Charles G. Harper
Why, a big tin pail half full of lollypop juice, standing under a little spout that was driven into a yellow lollypop tree.Little Jack Rabbit and Chippy Chipmunk|David Cory
Let a lollypop in the way of a trip to California come along, and away you go as if you didn't have a responsibility in the world.Tutors' Lane|Wilmarth Lewis
And indeed it did, sliding down the sloping tree almost as fast as you can eat a lollypop.Uncle Wiggily in the Woods|Howard R. Garis
Then they all watched while Grandpa Martin and the lollypop man dug out the goat.The Curlytops on Star Island|Howard R. Garis
British Dictionary definitions for lollipop
/ (ˈlɒlɪˌpɒp) /
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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