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licorice stick

noun, Slang.
1.
a clarinet.
Origin of licorice stick
1930-1935
1930-35
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  • licorice stick's business was contemplating the world and he always attended strictly to business.

    Pee-wee Harris Percy Keese Fitzhugh
  • No "sperrit" of licorice stick's acquaintance had ever cast a spell like this.

    Pee-wee Harris Percy Keese Fitzhugh
  • The advertising department had now two steady employees—licorice stick and Wiggle.

    Pee-wee Harris Percy Keese Fitzhugh
  • Or a "pay back sperrit" as licorice stick might have called him.

    Pee-wee Harris Percy Keese Fitzhugh
  • licorice stick's encounters with "sperrits" had never brought him a cent.

    Pee-wee Harris Percy Keese Fitzhugh
  • "Dey's nice black print," licorice stick said with reverent appreciation.

    Pee-wee Harris Percy Keese Fitzhugh
  • Here was a miracle indeed, compared with which the prophecies and spooky adventures of licorice stick were as nothing.

    Pee-wee Harris Percy Keese Fitzhugh
  • On the big doughnut jar in the "refreshment parlor" sat licorice stick saying, "You have to go back the next time it thunders."

    Pee-wee Harris Percy Keese Fitzhugh
  • "I done gone make no fools of you, no how:" licorice stick exclaimed.

    Pee-wee Harris Percy Keese Fitzhugh
  • licorice stick covered the road up as far as Berryville with a huge placard hung from his neck.

    Pee-wee Harris Percy Keese Fitzhugh
Slang definitions & phrases for licorice stick

licorice stick

noun phrase

The clarinet (1930s+ Jive talk)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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