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noun Scot. and North England.
  1. sike.
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Historical Examples of syke

  • Dick o' the Syke was the first witness examined for the defense.

    A Son of Hagar

    Sir Hall Caine

  • Dick of the Syke was not to be beaten for lack of the logic of circumlocution.

    A Son of Hagar

    Sir Hall Caine

  • Well, then, fur the syke of 'is wife we mustn't be too sorry 'e's 'ere.

    The Convert

    Elizabeth Robins

  • That known as “Syke's” is most commonly used for alcoholometric purposes.

  • We went a little beyond the syke; then up to John's Grove, where the storm of Thursday has made sad ravages.