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noun Informal.
  1. sister.
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Origin of sis

1825–35, Americanism; shortened form; compare Dutch zus for zuster sister
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  • Cf. 'At Sessions and at Sises we bare the stroke and swaye.'

    Chaucer's Works, Volume 5 (of 7) -- Notes to the Canterbury Tales

    Geoffrey Chaucer


British Dictionary definitions for sises

SIS

abbreviation for
  1. Also called: MI6 (in Britain) Secret Intelligence Service
  2. (in New Zealand) Security Intelligence Service
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sis1

noun
  1. informal short for sister
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sis2

sies

interjection
  1. Southern African informal an exclamation of disgust
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Word Origin

Afrikaans, possibly from Khoi
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Word Origin and History for sises

sis

n.

1650s, abbreviated form of sister; in American English, applied generally to girls and young women (1859). It also was the familiar short form of Cecilie, Cicely, a common name for girls in the Middle English period.

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