- lick the stuffing out of,
- licking river,
- licorice stick
Origin of lickety-split
Examples from the Web for lickety-split
They must have seed the carriage drivin' away, and thought for sure it had the gal in it, and they was after it, lickety-split.The Stories of the Three Burglars|Frank Richard Stockton
A man was coming down from the north, lickety-split on a roan with a rangy stride.Curly|Roger Pocock
She thought her last-day was come, with the fences streaking past her lickety-split.Across the Fruited Plain|Florence Crannell Means
On he fled, across the crisp fields, leaped the fence and struck the road, lickety-split!Christmas Eve on Lonesome and Other Stories|John Fox, Jr.
And Beagle heard a noise he thought was a fox barking and he started for the tamarack swamp, lickety-split.Nan Sherwood at Pine Camp|Annie Roe Carr
Word Origin for lickety-split
1852, American English (earlier lickety-cut, lickety-click, and simply licketie, 1817), from lick (n.1) in dialectal sense "very fast sprint in a race" (1809) on the notion of a "lick" as a fast thing (cf. blink).