John gave the brush tip a lick to sharpen the point.
The child received big licks from the friendly dog.
Mary took another lick of her ice cream cone.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2
Wolves learned to wait by a salt lick used by the cattle.
This salt lick is used by deer and other wild animals.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1
The fighter took a lick on the jaw from his opponent's fist.
The company will just have to take its licks and get through the next fiscal quarter. (metaphoric extension)
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 3
We admired the licks of the banjo player in that bluegrass band.
John taught me a new lick on the guitar today.
WordNet 0.0 Sense Numbers: 3
All the kitchen really needs is a quick lick of paint.
Mary gave the house a quick lick with a vacuum and dust rag before the party.
WordNet 0.0 Sense Numbers: 2