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  • adj. lecherous

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. See lickerish.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Obsolete spellings of lickerish, etc.
  • n. An obsolete form of licorice.


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  • One day I found a package in my mailbox returned from Iraq full of sweets, red and black liquorish, salty gummy bears, playing cards, and wintergreen breath mints that would remind him of Duanne Reades in queens, and yellow and brown fall leaves to remind him of changing seasons in Brooklyn.

    Dog Tags and Caramels

  • Essentially, your so shitfaced by the time you trip you might as well drink it tastes like black fuckin liquorish anyway.

    YesButNoButYes: Absinthe minded

  • For anyone looking for a film going experience like that of a bygone age classic candy: liquorish whips! with no Toyota advertisements, previews or Reward Club promos – the feature just starts when the lights go down – then this is the place.

    Row Three » Local Theater Showcase: The Highlands Cinema (Kinmount, ON, Canada) - Where Cinema is more than just $100 Million productions

  • You must picture Mr. Thomas Marvel as a person of copious, flexible visage, a nose of cylindrical protrusion, a liquorish, ample, fluctuating mouth, and a beard of bristling eccentricity.

    The Invisible Man

  • You may imagine his alarm, and for a reason less fanciful than that his woods may be infested with liquorish beasts.

    Asimov's Science Fiction

  • These the gravest men, after a full meal of serious meditation, often allow themselves by way of dessert: for which purpose, certain books and pictures find their way into the most private recesses of their study, and a certain liquorish part of natural philosophy is often the principal subject of their conversation.

    The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling

  • Mother Brown had in the mean time agreed the terms with this liquorish old goat, which I afterwards understood were to be fifty guineas peremptory for the liberty of attempting me, and a hundred more at the compleat gratification of his desires, in the triumph over my virginity: and as for me, I was to be left entirely at the discretion of his liking and generosity.

    Fanny Hill: Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure

  • And although that of old amongst the Greeks there was certain kinds of fritters and pancakes, buns and tarts, made thereof, which commonly for a liquorish daintiness were presented on the table after supper to delight the palate and make the wine relish the better; yet is it of a difficult concoction, and offensive to the stomach.

    Five books of the lives, heroic deeds and sayings of Gargantua and his son Pantagruel

  • They seem to follow the example of Philoxenus and Gnatho, one of whom was a Sicilian of fulsome memory, the ancient master-builders of their monastic cram-gut voluptuousness, who, when some dainty bit was served up at a feast, filthily used to spit on it, that none but their nasty selves might have the stomach to eat of it, though their liquorish chops watered never so much after it.

    Five books of the lives, heroic deeds and sayings of Gargantua and his son Pantagruel

  • It is, that the flies would be so liquorish of them that you would wonder, and would quickly gather there together, and there leave their ordure and excretions, and so all the work would be spoiled.

    Five books of the lives, heroic deeds and sayings of Gargantua and his son Pantagruel


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