Lick ‘Em

I’ve just taken a bit of well-deserved heat from a reader for slacking on pirate-esque and lifting posts.  I’d put down The Steel Bonnets, by George MacDonald Fraser, to plow through required reading for work.  But I’m done with that so from Fraser, here goes:

The downward back-handed sword-cut delivered by a horseman at the head of a dismounted enemy, is said to have become known as ‘a Lockerbie lick.’”  – implied to have been coined after the battle at Dryfe Sands

Lockerbie Lick

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