liquorish

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liquorish

(ˈlɪkərɪʃ)
adj
1. a variant spelling of lickerish
2. (Cookery) Brit a variant of liquorice
ˈliquorishly adv
ˈliquorishness n
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lick•er•ish

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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