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1. a variant spelling of lickerish
2. (Cookery) Brit a variant of liquorice
ˈliquorishly adv
ˈliquorishness n


or liq•uor•ish

(ˈlɪk ər ɪʃ)

adj. Archaic.
1. fond of and eager for choice food.
2. greedy; longing.
3. lustful; lecherous.
[1545–55; alter., by suffix substitution, of Middle English likerous < Anglo-French *likerous, for Middle French lechereus lecherous]
lick′er•ish•ly, adv.
lick′er•ish•ness, n.
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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.
Derek Liquorish was with the RAF's 684 Squadron and brought back a samurai sword, which had been surrendered to him by a Japanese officer.
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Because there is something in the touch of flesh with flesh which abrogates, cuts sharp and straight across the devious intricate channels of decorous ordering, which enemies as well as lovers know because it makes them both: touch and touch of that which is the citadel of the I-Am's private own: not spirit, soul; the liquorish and ungirdled mind is anyone's to take in any darkened hallway of this earthly tenement.
Dry up thy marrows, vines, and plough-torn leas, Whereof ingrateful man with liquorish draughts And morsels unctuous greases his pure mind, That from it all consideration slips
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The distinct sweetness profile of steviol glycosides is characterized by high sweetness intensity with delayed onset and lingering effect, accompanied by different levels of aftertaste that may be described as bitter, liquorish or metallic.
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In 1854, the first firm to process liquorish extract was established in Aydin by the English owned Mac Andrews and Forbes company (Gursoy, 1993).