What is lick?

  • (noun): A salt deposit that animals regularly lick.
    Synonyms: salt lick
    See also — Additional definitions below

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More definitions of "lick":

  • (verb): Pass the tongue over.
    Synonyms: lap
  • (verb): Take up with the tongue.
    Synonyms: lap, lap up
  • (noun): Touching with the tongue.
    Synonyms: lap

Famous quotes containing the word lick:

    I like to see it lap the Miles—
    And lick the Valleys up—
    Emily Dickinson (1830–1886)

    Professor: War is hell, Mr. Thornhill, even if it’s just a cold one.
    Roger Thornhill: If you fellows can’t lick the Vandamms of this world without asking girls like her to bed down with them, and fly away with them, and probably never come back, perhaps you ought to start learning how to lose a few cold wars.
    Professor: I’m afraid we’re already doing that.
    Ernest Lehman (b.1920)

    As God is my witness, they’re not going to lick me. I’m going to live through this and when it’s all over, I’ll never be hungry again. No, nor any of my folks. If I have to lie, steal, cheat or kill, as God is my witness, I’ll never be hungry again!
    Sidney Howard (1891–1939)