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- n. Plural form of licorice.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
There were of course various licorices, including black licorice pipes and cigars, and strawberry shoestrings, which somehow tasted the best.
Analyzing their haul, I noticed a sharp difference from my day, when I would spend hours separating the primo loot (Milky Ways, Junior Mints) from the stuff I would trade with my siblings (Jelly Bellies, Sugar Daddies) and the duds I would pawn off on Mom and Dad (Necco Wafers, black licorices).
After experiencing the burn of a double-salted variety, and nearly losing a tooth on a particularly chewy Dutch coin, we settled on these four easy-to-find, soft black licorices as our favorites.
These hollowed tubes are one of the few truly all-natural licorices, made with only molasses, wheat flour, licorice extract and aniseed oil.
Ironically, neither contains any actual licorice extract - which probably explains why, among the seven licorices we tasted (labeled either red or strawberry licorice), Twizzlers and
Some other good Dutch "starter" licorices would be Skoolkrijt (school chalk, looks just like it sounds) which is a tube of licorice with a cream filling covered in a crunchy mint shell.