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syce

or saice, sice

[ sahys ]
/ saɪs /
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noun
(in India) a groom; stable attendant.
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Origin of syce

1645–55; <Urdu sā'is<Arabic
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British Dictionary definitions for 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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