from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See the extract.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • "I managed to stow away a couple o 'bottles of Bourbon whisky I got to Providence after I left hum, an' I thought I would have a licker-up arter we parted with you an 'your brother, mister, I felt so kinder lonesome."

    Fritz and Eric The Brother Crusoes

  • "By thunder!" said the Rhode Islander to his friend the sea captain, both looking on with much interest at the affecting scene, "I'm glad I made him come in here anyhow, and we'll have a licker-up on the strength of it, Cap'en Brown.

    Fritz and Eric The Brother Crusoes


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.