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Lickerish, lik′ėr-ish, adj. dainty: eager to taste or enjoy: tempting.

Onc't they wuz tadpoles about as big as lickerish drops, an' after while legs growed on 'em.

WORD ORIGIN

"fond of delicious fare," c.1500, from Middle English likerous "pleasing to the palate" (late 13c.), from Anglo-French *likerous, Old French licherous (see lecherous). Unlike the French word, it generally kept close to its literal sense.

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