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Crossword Solutions for: ?LIC?
- (n.) A slight sharp noise, such as is made by the cocking of a pistol.
- (n.) A kind of articulation used by the natives of Southern Africa, consisting in a sudden withdrawal of the end or some other portion of the tongue from a part of the mouth with which it is in contact, whereby a sharp, clicking sound is produced. The sounds are four in number, and are called cerebral, palatal, dental, and lateral clicks or clucks, the latter being the noise ordinarily used in urging a horse forward.
- (n.) A detent, pawl, or ratchet, as that which catches the cogs of a ratchet wheel to prevent backward motion. See Illust. of Ratched wheel.
- (n.) The latch of a door.
- (v. i.) To make a slight, sharp noise (or a succession of such noises), as by gentle striking; to tick.
- (v. t.) To move with the sound of a click.
- (v. t.) To cause to make a clicking noise, as by striking together, or against something.
- (v. t.) To snatch.
- (n.) A flitch; as, a flick of bacon.
- (v. t.) To whip lightly or with a quick jerk; to flap; as, to flick a horse; to flick the dirt from boots.
- (n. & v.) See Click.
- (v.) A disease of the hair (Plica polonica), in which it becomes twisted and matted together. The disease is of Polish origin, and is hence called also Polish plait.
- (v.) A diseased state in plants in which there is an excessive development of small entangled twigs, instead of ordinary branches.
- (v.) The bend of the wing of a bird.
- (v. t.) A thin, broad piece cut off; as, a slice of bacon; a slice of cheese; a slice of bread.
- (v. t.) That which is thin and broad, like a slice.
- (v. t.) A broad, thin piece of plaster.
- (v. t.) A salver, platter, or tray.
- (v. t.) A knife with a thin, broad blade for taking up or serving fish; also, a spatula for spreading anything, as paint or ink.
- (v. t.) A plate of iron with a handle, forming a kind of chisel, or a spadelike implement, variously proportioned, and used for various purposes, as for stripping the planking from a vessel's side, for cutting blubber from a whale, or for stirring a fire of coals; a slice bar; a peel; a fire shovel.
- (v. t.) One of the wedges by which the cradle and the ship are lifted clear of the building blocks to prepare for launching.
- (v. t.) A removable sliding bottom to galley.
- (v. t.) To cut into thin pieces, or to cut off a thin, broad piece from.
- (v. t.) To cut into parts; to divide.
- (v. t.) To clear by means of a slice bar, as a fire or the grate bars of a furnace.
- (n.) Alt. of Slick
- (a.) Sleek; smooth.
- (n.) See Schlich.
- (n.) A wide paring chisel.
- (v. t.) To make sleek or smoth.