Origin of luscious
Examples from the Web for luscious
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Kit Harrington's Hair Has Its Own Game of Thrones Contract: A fan of Jon Snow's luscious locks?Kit Harrington's Hair Has Its Own Game of Thrones Contract; Russell Westbrook Collaborates With Barneys New York|The Fashion Beast Team|June 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A luscious hanging garden at Paris's Musée Rodin set the scene for the Christian Dior Spring 2014 presentation on Friday.
There are home objects of every shape and size: from luscious couches to high-concept design prototypes.The 4 Most Fashionable Chairs from Salone del Mobile 2013|Isabel Wilkinson|April 12, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The fork end was used to lift sticky sweetmeats out of pottery jars; the spoon end was used to scoop up the luscious syrup.The Strange Way We Eat: Bee Wilson’s ‘Consider the Fork’|Bee Wilson|October 13, 2012|DAILY BEAST
And up came Jerry Muskrat, who had found no luscious sweet apples.Mother West Wind's Children|Thornton W. Burgess
She was the most like him of the four, with her dark hair, and her luscious brown glance.The Forsyte Saga, Complete|John Galsworthy
The green of trees and grass was luscious; even the shadows were of a translucent purple.The Princess Passes|Alice Muriel Williamson and Charles Norris Williamson
Most luscious, too, were the contents of the gunners' frying-pan!'Neath Verdun, August-October, 1914|Maurice Genevoix
At dinner, they devour boiled pastes, called absurdly puddings, garnished with the most luscious sauces.The Colonial Cavalier|Maud Wilder Goodwin
Word Origin for luscious
late 15c., perhaps a variant (with form perhaps influenced by Old French luxure, lusure) of Middle English licius "delicious" (c.1400), which is perhaps a shortening of delicious, but OED is against this. Related: Lusciously; lusciousness.