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Difference between Cat’s lick and Cat-lick

cat’s lick—(UK sl.) a brief wash:

  • After having a quick bite, I had a cat’s lick, that’s my short bath and headed off for the hideout.

Note: The expression does not correlate in meaning with the compound calf-lick—(also: cowlick) a curl of hair on the forehead which will not lie smoothly:

  • I would imagine that there must be a hereditary factor to the calf-lick like there is to eyes.

cat-lick—(UK sl., also: cat’lick) Catholic:

  • The Cat-lick church has often changed its mind on things … often kicking and screaming while being dragged down that road of change.