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free liver

a person who follows a way of life that freely indulges the appetites, desires, etc.
Origin of free liver
1705-15 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • I only am in danger: but were I the free-liver I am reported to be, all this could I get over with a wet finger, as the saying is.

    Clarissa, Volume 3 (of 9) Samuel Richardson
  • What was Raphael, the free-liver, thinking of when he drew his Madonnas?

    The Hearts of Men H. Fielding
  • Every free-liver would not say this, nor think thus—every argument he uses, condemnatory of his own actions, as some would think.

    Clarissa, Volume 3 (of 9) Samuel Richardson
  • He is said to have kept sixteen horses in his stable at Portsmouth, and to have been a free-liver.

  • To a free-liver, as she believes me to be, who has her in his power!

    Clarissa, Volume 3 (of 9) Samuel Richardson
  • His rich voluptuous strain has more of the poet than the free-liver, and his general tone is curiously modern.

    Studies in Medival Life and Literature Edward Tompkins McLaughlin
  • A free-liver, he could not realize that hungry people should ever think of better food.

  • He, already a free-thinker, was now revealed as a free-liver.

    Saint's Progress John Galsworthy

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