noun Scot. and North England.
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Historical Examples of syke
Dick o' the Syke was the first witness examined for the defense.
Dick of the Syke was not to be beaten for lack of the logic of circumlocution.
Well, then, fur the syke of 'is wife we mustn't be too sorry 'e's 'ere.The Convert
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.Journals of Dorothy Wordsworth, Vol. I (of 2)