sice

[ sahys ]
/ saɪs /

noun

Definition for sice (2 of 2)

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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Examples from the Web for sice

  • Breaks your rart to see the callous sardness of the human race, every luxury and ease themselves and cold as sice to others.

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  • And now the action of the Sacrifice was suspended and Father Vimont broke the sice and earnestly spoke to the worshippers.

British Dictionary definitions for sice (1 of 2)

sice

/ (saɪs) /

noun

a variant spelling of syce

British Dictionary definitions for sice (2 of 2)

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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