Lick is defined as to lightly touch the tongue to, move the tongue across or wet with the tongue.(verb)
The definition of a lick is a small amount.(noun)
An example of a lick is someone with very little common sense; a lick of common sense.
See lick in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME licken < OE liccian, akin to Ger lecken < IE base *leih-, to lick > Gr leichein, L ligurrire, to lick, lingere, to lick up
See lick in American Heritage Dictionary 4
verb licked, lick·ing, licks verb, transitive
Origin: Middle English licken
Origin: , from Old English liccian; see leigh- in Indo-European roots.
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