liquorish

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liquorish (comparative more liquorish, superlative most liquorish)

  1. (obsolete) lecherous
    • 1749, Henry Fielding, The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling, Book V, chapter v
      These the gravest men, after a full meal of serious meditation, often allow themselves by way of dessert: for which purpose, certain books and pictures find their way into the most private recesses of their study, and a certain liquorish part of natural philosophy is often the principal subject of their conversation.