• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Lickpenny A devourer or absorber of money. "Law is a lickpenny ."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n lickpenny A greedy or covetous person; a grasper.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Lickpenny (Scot.) a miserly person
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. liccian; Ger. lecken, L. lingĕre, Gr. leichein.


In literature:

Well, London lickpenny:(26) I find it true.
"The Journal to Stella" by Jonathan Swift
Lydgate, London Lickpenny, and the Storie of Thebes, bk.
"A Concise Dictionary of Middle English" by A. L. Mayhew and Walter W. Skeat