licorice stick


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licorice stick

n. Informal
A clarinet.

lic′orice stick`


n.
Slang.
a clarinet.
[1930–35]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.licorice stick - the ordinary clarinet with a middle rangelicorice stick - the ordinary clarinet with a middle range
clarinet - a single-reed instrument with a straight tube
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