saice

[ sahys ]
/ saɪs /
|

noun


Nearby words

  1. sahel,
  2. sahelanthropus tchadensis,
  3. sahib,
  4. sahitya akademi,
  5. sahm,
  6. said,
  7. saida,
  8. saiga,
  9. saigo takamori,
  10. saigon

syce

or saice, sice

[ sahys ]
/ saɪs /

noun

(in India) a groom; stable attendant.

Origin of syce

1645–55; < Urdu sā'is < Arabic

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British Dictionary definitions for saice

saice

/ (saɪs) /

noun

a variant spelling of syce

syce

sice or saice

/ (saɪs) /

noun

(formerly, in India) a servant employed to look after horses, drive carriages, etc
(in Malaysia) a driver or chauffeur

Word Origin for syce

C17: from Urdu sā'is, from Arabic, from sāsa to administer

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