from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. A diminutive of the female given name Louise.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A lump or lumpish mixture: a sense indicated by the compounds lollybanger, lollypop, loblolly, and the variant lollock.
  • n. Soft ice ground up by the rubbing of floes together.
  • n. A titmouse: as, the black-capped lolly, Parus major.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. ice cream or water ice on a small wooden stick
  • n. informal terms for money


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • Lolly is setting it up with iTunes so you'll be able to subscribe; for now, go to the podcast page on our site to hear my interview with Jon Scieszka.

    Archive 2007-08-01

  • Despite the moans, we did make it down, proud as punch for a) having made it down the mountain (ok we started at the middle station, but Lolly is still only 2), and b) having survived the copious amounts of whinging and moaning (we later found out we had taken the long, long way down the mountain).

    October 2006

  • Lolly aka @blogtillyoudrop said: When I hear ‘Poland’, I think yummy Pieroggis She also posted a link to her picture of pierogi

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  • South of the border in Washington State, at least a dozen people aboard a children's ride at the Puyallup Spring Fair were hurt Friday night when a ride known as the Lolly Swing tipped over.


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  • Sewickley-area philanthropist Laura "Lolly" Liggett Oliver died Saturday. - Business News

  • All hail designer Lolly, Twitter-tracker Claire, copy editor Jen and fact-checker Martha, who bring you our webpage on the ALA awards in record time.

    Archive 2009-01-01

  • Theindefatigable Lolly Robinson and Katrina Hedeen have posted photos and video from the 2009 Boston Globe-Horn Book Awards held last Friday evening.

    Archive 2009-10-01


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