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slang A vinyl phonograph record, the black, shiny appearance of which resembles that of black licorice candy. I used to love working in the record store, flipping through all the licorice pizza and chatting to people about different bands they like. I sold my licorice pizza collection in college to help make ends meet, but not a day goes by that I don't regret doing it.
slang A clarinet. He says this old licorice stick belonged to some guy called Artie Shaw, but I have no idea who that is. Man, I haven't played the licorice stick since I had my tonsils out last year.
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n. a 33.3 (speed) vinyl record. (Contrived.) Why don’t you replace all these silly licorice pizzas with real CDs?
licorice stick(ˈlɪkrɪʃ stɪk)
n. a clarinet. (Jazz musicians.) Man, can he play the licorice stick.
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