lollipop lady

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lollipop lady

A person who helps school children cross trafficked roads in the UK during the school year. The name refers to the large signs he or she holds to attract the attention of traffic, which resemble lollipops.
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SCHOOL crossing patrols, popularly known as lollipop men and lollipop women, were introduced more than 50 years ago as a road safety measure outside schools.