Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In the structure of the extinct pelecypod genus Lunulicardium, one of the two curved smooth sickle-shaped blades which bound the edges of the great anterior hiatus between the valves.

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Examples

  • According to one ancient source, Spartacus wielded a sica in his battles.

    The Spartacus War

  • Perhaps Spartacus now found a sica, the curved Thracian sword that had been denied to him in the arena.

    The Spartacus War

  • And the thraex carried a curved sword sica, like the one used by Thracians in battle.

    The Spartacus War

  • A.D. 430489 describes Spartacus as wielding a sica in battle against Romes consuls.

    The Spartacus War

  • Denied Spartacuss flank, meanwhile, the thraex might have ducked and lunged at Spartacuss unprotected right leg. He might even have attempted the more difficult move of leaping up, powering his right arm over the top of Spartacuss shield, and stabbing him with his curved sica.

    The Spartacus War

  • She is a sick liar, and she should do jail time 5 years at least, and a public apology. sica gailor

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  • Even one Olsen twin, Ashley, was able to beat Jes sica at No. 47, although sister Mary-Kate, who was en snared in the tragic Heath Ledger death, was completely left out.

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  • Satie, músico do cruzamento entre o século XIX e o século XX, escreveu inúmeras peças definidas como música-mobiliário - música para ser ouvida em pano de fundo.

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  • Working the foot treadle, Conan set the edge of the blunt sica to the spinning stone.

    Conan The Unconquered

  • Every day since placing the sica in her hands he had forced Yasbet to practice, exercising from gray dawn to purple dusk.

    Conan The Unconquered

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