2016年7月20日 星期三

lolly, lollipop/lollypop, tithe, swirling


Celebrate National Lollipop Day with Pablo Picasso’s “Man with a Lollipop.”

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lolly

Syllabification: (lol·ly)
Pronunciation: /ˈlälē/

Definition of lolly



noun (plural lollies)

informal
  • 1chiefly British a lollipop.
  • 2British money:you’ve done brilliantly raising all that lovely lolly

Origin:

mid 19th century: abbreviation. sense 2 dates from the 1940s

lol·li·pop lol·ly·pop (lŏl'ē-pŏp') pronunciation

also
n.
A confection consisting of a piece of hard candy attached to the end of a small stick.

[Perhaps dialectal lolly, tongue (from LOLL, to dangle the tongue) + POP1.]




A small, heart-shaped lollipop in its wrapper.

A particularly large lollipop. (Note the swirling patterns and layers that circle around it. This is especially common in larger lollipops.)
A lollipop, pop, lolly, sucker, or sticky-pop is a type of confectionery consisting mainly of hardened, flavored sucrose with corn syrup mounted on a stick and intended for sucking or licking.[1] They are available in many flavors and shapes.




OVERMIGHTY FINANCE LEVIES A TITHE ON GROWTH

By Benjamin Friedman 2009-09-02



A sample:
Today, from the bridge, the East River is sparkling.
The money is swirling around the tall buildings like tides or like tithes




to pay their tithes....

So much harm has been done already by the mutual misunderstanding of the New World and the Old, that one need not apologise for contributing his tithe to the furtherance of a better understanding.

tithe

━━ n. 【史】10分の1(教区)税; 10分の1; 小部分 ((of)); 少額の税金.
━━ v. 10分の1税を課する[納める].
tithe barn 【史】10分の1税の穀物を貯蔵する教会などの納屋.

swirl[swirl]

  • レベル:社会人必須
  • 発音記号[swə'ːrl]

[動](自)
1 〈水・空気・煙などが〉ぐるぐる回る, 渦を巻く, 〈人が〉跳びはねる((about)).
2 〈頭が〉ふらふら[くらくら]する, 目まいがする(swim).
━━(他)(←(自))…を回転させる, ぐるぐるかき混ぜる, 渦を巻かせる((around, round)).
━━[名]
1 ぐるぐる回ること, 回転, 渦巻き.
2 (髪の)巻き毛;(帽子の)巻き飾り;渦巻き線[形].
3 混乱;(船・魚などが作る)小さな渦.

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