Sice vs Sike - What's the difference?

sice | sike |

As a noun sice

is (obsolete) the number six in a game of dice.

As a verb sike is

3rd-person dual si-perfective neuter of .

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Alternative forms

* sise, size


(en noun)
  • (obsolete) The number six in a game of dice.
  • * 1680 , Thomas Godwyn, Romanae historiae anthologia recognita et aucta (page 112)
  • In their common game, the most fortunate throw is thought to have been three Sices



    Alternative forms

    * syke

    Etymology 1

    From the northern form of (etyl) (see (sitch)), from (etyl). Cognate with Norwegian sik. Compare (m).


    (en noun)
  • A gutter or ditch; a small stream that frequently dries up in the summer.
  • The wind made wave the red weed on the dike. bedoven in dank deep was every sike . — A Scotch Winter Evening in 1512

    Etymology 2

    Variant of (siche).


  • (archaic) To sigh or sob.
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • (archaic) A sigh.
  • Etymology 3

    Variant of (psych).


    (en interjection)
  • (slang) Indicating that one's preceding statement was false and that one has successfully fooled ("psyched out") one's interlocutor.
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