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unlicked

[uhn-likt] /ʌnˈlɪkt/
adjective
1.
not licked.
2.
Archaic.
  1. not brought into final or proper shape; unfinished.
  2. unpolished or crude.
Origin of unlicked
1585-1595
First recorded in 1585-95; un-1 + lick + -ed2
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  • Yet, amazed as I was, I would not have it supposed that I was altogether an unlicked cub.

    Simon Dale

    Anthony Hope
  • Pipe down that guff, you unlicked cub, or I'll crown you with a proof-bar!

    Spacehounds of IPC Edward Elmer Smith
  • Yes, this gentleman is the illegitimate son of that unlicked cub.

    Letters to an Unknown Prosper Mrime
  • He found me an unlicked whelp of the forest, and whatever I am he has made me.

    Albrecht Arlo Bates
  • As we both wrote in the same chamber, we preferred each other's acquaintance to that of the unlicked cubs that surrounded us.

  • Fancy a splendid woman like that spending life hammering a lot of unlicked cubs into shape.

  • She hasn't any people to speak of, and she's up here now with a rotten, unlicked cub of a brother.

    The Dark Tower Phyllis Bottome
  • Walpole was plagued one morning with that oaf of unlicked antiquity, Prideaux, and his great boy.

    The Jest Book Mark Lemon
  • Lister, you see, is an unlicked colt, and nobody could have said very much to his credit until lately.

    Long Odds

    Harold Bindloss
  • He seems to be completely puffed up with the sense of his own importance, and to be an unlicked sort of cub altogether.

    One of the 28th

    G. A. Henty

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