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Idioms about lick

Origin of lick

before 1000; Middle English; Old English liccian, cognate with Old Saxon liccōn,Old High German leckōn; akin to Go bilaigon,Latin lingere,Greek leíchein to lick (up)

OTHER WORDS FROM lick

licker, noun
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How to use lick in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for lick

lick
/ (lɪk) /

verb
noun

Derived forms of lick

licker, noun

Word Origin for lick

Old English liccian; related to Old High German leckon, Latin lingere, Greek leikhein
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