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- adj. lickerish; lecherous; eager; lustful.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Lickerish; eager; lustful.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Nice or fastidious in taste; dainty.
- Having a keen relish; eager to taste or enjoy; keenly desirous.
- Sensual; luxurious; wanton; lecherous.
From that verb came the English adjective "lickerous" in the 14th century.
By the mid-17th century "lickerous" had fallen into disuse, leaving us with the variant
Cassiodorus saith that the thought of him that is idle, thinketh on none other thing but on lickerous meats and viands for his belly.
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