, n. [AS. gelcnes.] 1. The state or quality of being like; similitude; resemblance; similarity; as, the likeness of the one to the other is remarkable.
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2. Appearance or form; guise.
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An enemy in the likeness of a friend.
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3. That which closely resembles; a portrait.
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[How he looked] the likenesses of him which still remain enable us to imagine.
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4. A comparison; parable; proverb. [Obs.]
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He said to them, Soothly ye shall say to me this likeness, Leech, heal thyself.
Wyclif (Luke iv. 23).

Syn. -- Similarity; parallel; similitude; representation; portrait; effigy.
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(lk"r*s), a.,


, n. } [Obs.] See Lickerish, Lickerishness. Chaucer.
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