Archaic Definition of the Week – Lickerous

publishinglickerous Pleasing or tempting to the palate, delightful.  Of a person, having an appetite for delicious food, a keen desire for something pleasant.  Also, lecherous, lustful, wanton.

A Sea of Words : A Lexicon and Companion for Patrick O’Brian’s Seafaring Tales by Dean King with John B. Hattendorf and J. Worth Estes.

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