Sike vs Sise - What's the difference?

sike | sise |


As a verb sike

is 3rd-person dual si-perfective neuter of .

As a noun sise is

(obsolete) six or sise can be (obsolete) an assize.

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sike

English

Alternative forms

* syke

Etymology 1

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

Noun

(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).

    Verb

  • (archaic) To sigh or sob.
  • Noun

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

    Variant of (psych).

    Interjection

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

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    sise

    English

    Etymology 1

    See sice.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (obsolete) six
  • * Fuller
  • In the new casting of a die, when ace is on the top, sise must needs be at the bottom.

    Etymology 2

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (obsolete) An assize.
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