a.1.See Lickerish, Lickerishness.
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No likerous lust was thurgh hire herte yronne" (ClT, 1.
To looke on hire hym thoughte a myrie lyf, She was so propre and sweete and likerous.
And of course, in casting Alisoun as "wylde and yong" (3225) and sexy ("And sikerly she hadde a likerous ye," 3244), Chaucer's writing necessarily ups the ante for her status as a heterosexual male's dream come true, especially for a senex amans like John who has actively ignored the prevailing wisdom that "man sholde wedde his simylitude" (3228).