noun Chiefly British.
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Example sentences from the Web for liquorice
William pressed into one of his hands a stick of liquorice and into the other a packet of chocolate.Just William|Richmal Crompton
These are made of the purest refined juice or extract of liquorice, and have long been esteemed as a demulcent.Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II|Arnold Cooley
Its root is sweetish and mucilaginous, and is used as a substitute for liquorice (Indian liquorice).
No word had been spoken by Mr. Zancig after my wife had whispered the word "Liquorice."Telepathy|W. W. Baggally
Why, I'll tell you, the liquorice is all gone, and he won't order any more.Poor Jack|Frederick Marryat