Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun 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

  • 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

  • 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

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

    The Spartacus War

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

    The Spartacus War

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

    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

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

    The Spartacus War

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

    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

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