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sile

/saɪl/
verb
1.
(transitive) (Northern English, dialect) to pour with rain
Word Origin
probably from Old Norse; compare Swedish and Norwegian dialect sila to pass through a strainer
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  • There was little danger of that, as sile was soon to discover.

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  • It would not do to miss a shot then and there, and sile lowered his rifle.

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  • "I shook all over at first," said sile, walking a little nearer the bear.

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  • "Your mare is the ugliest in the lot," said sile, recklessly.

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  • sile had been strangely aware of that fact for some hours, and it had dazed him a little.

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  • "Come," said Two Arrows to sile, after a few minutes of silent riding.

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  • sile's eyes followed the pointing finger in vain for a moment.

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  • He took the lead at once, but it seemed to sile that he was going in the wrong direction.

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  • "Let me show you," said sile, and from that moment there was not one sound from the lips of Na-tee-kah.

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  • "I'd forgotten all about that," exclaimed sile, springing up.

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