Lickerous
Lickerous Lick"er*ous (-[u^]s), a. Lickerish; eager; lustful. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] -- {Lick"er*ous*ness}, n. [Obs.] --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

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  • lickerous — index salacious Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • lickerous — a. See lickerish …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • lickerous — adjective Etymology: Middle English likerous, from (assumed) Old North French, var of Old French lechereus more at lecherous obsolete : lickerish …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lickerousness — Lickerous Lick er*ous ( [u^]s), a. Lickerish; eager; lustful. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] {Lick er*ous*ness}, n. [Obs.] Chaucer. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lickerish — adjective Etymology: alteration of lickerous, from Middle English likerous, probably modification of Anglo French *lekerous, lecherus lecherous, from lechur lecher Date: 14th century 1. greedy, desirous 2. obsolete tempting to the appetite 3.… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • salacious — I adjective bawdy, carnal, coarse, concupiscent, corrupt, debauched, depraved, dirty, dissolute, erotic, Fescennine, filthy, foul, free, goatish, gross, immoral, impure, incontinent, indecent, lascivious, lecherous, lewd, libertine, libidinous,… …   Law dictionary

  • Lickorish — Recorded as Lickorish, Licorish, Licquorish, Liquorish and possibly others, this is a very interesting medieval English nickname surname. The word liguorish was French and was used to describe a sweet person , one good enough to lick! However it… …   Surnames reference

  • Licquorish — Recorded as Lickorish, Licorish, Licquorish, Liquorish and possibly others, this is a very interesting medieval English nickname surname. The word liguorish was French and was used to describe a sweet person , one good enough to lick! However it… …   Surnames reference

  • Liquorish — Recorded as Lickorish, Licorish, Licquorish, Liquorish and possibly others, this is a very interesting medieval English nickname surname. The word liguorish was French and was used to describe a sweet person , one good enough to lick! However it… …   Surnames reference

  • lickerish — [ lɪkərɪʃ] adjective 1》 lecherous. 2》 W. Indian or archaic fond of eating; greedy. Derivatives lickerishly adverb Origin C15: alt. of obs. lickerous, from an Anglo Norman Fr. var. of OFr. lecheros (see lecherous) …   English new terms dictionary

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