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1. a stroke with the tongue, normally used in cleaning the coat or ingesting a substance from a flat surface. See also licking.
2. a mixture of salt plus other macro-elements, especially phosphorus, trace elements, vitamins and other feed additives, fed loosely in a box in the field or indoor housing. The objective is to get the animals to ingest small amounts daily by licking the mixture; salt hungry cattle may eat larger amounts. May be consolidated into a block which encourages licking. Called also mineral mix.

acral lick dermatitis
see acral lick dermatitis.
lick dermatitis
see lick granuloma (below).
feline lick granuloma
see feline eosinophilic granuloma complex.
lick granuloma
called also lick dermatitis; see acral lick dermatitis.
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Lickers and her staff of three are crowded into two small offices on the third floor of the Native Canadian Centre of Toronto.
We do have some funding concerns fight now and we're not sure how many of the players will go," Lickers said.
The resulting calls for last-minute envelope stuffers and stamp lickers are irritating for two reasons.
Ontario South coach Vincent Lickers wasn't surprised to see his charges celebrating at the end of the tournament.
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Chief Margie Thompson said a few words in Mohawk and Henry Lickers translated.
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He tweeted: "LOOOL why are Ashley Cole's bum lickers callin me racist cos I said coconut haha and then callin me a dirty p*** LOOOOL too funny
Then Hawes urged "any window lickers out there"to call the show.
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Shocked neighbours of the semi-detached house on Driveway, off Lickers Lane, paid tribute to the ``lovely couple'' and said Mr Mills could be seen walking his dog every day.
After the award and birthday cake, Lavay Smith & Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers will perform at 8 p.