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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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There will be a lot of competition for an audience with everything else that will be happening in rhe city Everyone's vying for the same audience," said Lickers.
The report contained complaints claiming that the Brain Licker brand had caused burns, blisters and bleeding to the mouths of children eating them.
Lickers said team members have yet to fully comprehend what they've accomplished.
As Executive Director and Co-Chairs of the Haudenosaunee Environmental Task Force (HETF), James Ransom, Oren Lyons and Henry Lickers use their education and experience to assist the Native people with their environmental challenges.
16 /PRNewswire/ -- NASCAR NEXTEL Cup driver Greg Biffle, the Ford 400 three-time defending champion, crowned a new kind of racing winner today -- America's fastest twister, licker and dunker.
How many pen- pushers, equerries and lickers of the royal stamps were involved, one wonders, in this arcane method of communication?
Kathleen Lickers, associate legal counsel with the Indian Claims Commission, was one of the facilitators for the Aboriginal law moot.
the program features Lavay Smith and Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers and swing dancers, "Rob & Diane.
The popular pupil was given recognition for his all-round contribution to the Lickers Lane school.
Jamie Law was discovered hanging from a door frame by staff at the home in Dursley,off Lickers Lane,Whiston, in the early hours of Saturday,April 10.
The Six Nations Minor Hockey Association] was ready to commit to hosting it," said Vince (Butch) Lickers, a member of the organizing committee.
WINDY ARBOR ROAD, WHISTON Temporary traffic signals at junction with Lickers Lane from November 22 for three weeks for gas works.