One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A type of breath freshener containing liquorice, frequently used to disguise the smell of alcohol or cigarettes. [A trademark in the United States. The product was discontinued in 2013.]
Late 19th century; earliest use found in Daily Reflector (Norwalk, Ohio). Apparently an arbitrary formation.
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