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licorice stick

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noun Slang.
  1. a clarinet.
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Origin of licorice stick

First recorded in 1930–35
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  • The licorice-stick was so shiny and black, and he had laid his tongue on it one sweet instant, so he knew just how good it tasted.

    The Very Small Person

    Annie Hamilton Donnell

  • He held up the licorice-stick and traced a wavery little line round it with his finger-nail.

    The Very Small Person

    Annie Hamilton Donnell

  • She would open it by-and-by and find the golden alley and the singing-top and the licorice-stick.

    The Very Small Person

    Annie Hamilton Donnell