Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Newly coined: said of the rupee in India.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A seal; a coining die; -- used adjectively to designate the silver currency of the Mogul emperors, or the Indian rupee of 192 grains.
  • noun an East Indian coin, valued nominally at about two shillings sterling, or fifty cents.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A seal; a coining die.
  • noun attributive The silver currency of the Mogul emperors, or the Indian rupee of 192 grains.

Etymologies

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Arabic

Examples

  • Petronius had armed himself with a short Roman knife called sicca, which he took always during night trips.

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  • Sjogren’s syndrome, also called sicca (dry) syndrome, is a chronic autoimmune, inflammatory disease in which the body’s glands fail to produce enough protective lubricant, resulting in dry mouth (xerostomia), dry eye (keratoconjunctivitis sicca), and often vaginal dryness.

    THE LUPUS HANDBOOK FOR WOMEN

  • Sjogren’s syndrome, also called sicca (dry) syndrome, is a chronic autoimmune, inflammatory disease in which the body’s glands fail to produce enough protective lubricant, resulting in dry mouth (xerostomia), dry eye (keratoconjunctivitis sicca), and often vaginal dryness.

    THE LUPUS HANDBOOK FOR WOMEN

  • Sjogren’s syndrome, also called sicca (dry) syndrome, is a chronic autoimmune, inflammatory disease in which the body’s glands fail to produce enough protective lubricant, resulting in dry mouth (xerostomia), dry eye (keratoconjunctivitis sicca), and often vaginal dryness.

    THE LUPUS HANDBOOK FOR WOMEN

  • How our watery sacs constantly adjust valves to keep us one step shy of liquid or sicca again sayonara

    Shabbos

  • How our watery sacs constantly adjust valves to keep us one step shy of liquid or sicca again sayonara

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  • Masson, vol. I, p. 359, claims that Shikarpur "has or had the privilege of coining; and the rupee is a very good one, nearly or quite equal to the sicca rupee if India."

    Connecting Histories in Afghanistan: Market Relations and State Formation on a Colonial Frontier

  • Ulcerata crura, sitis ipsis adest immodica, pallidi, lingua sicca.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Da verbenam in potu et non erigetur virga sex diebus; utere mentha sicca cum aceto, genitalia illinita succo hyoscyami aid cicutae, coitus appelitum sedant, &c.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Ad generum Cereris sine caede et sanguine pauci descendunt reges, et sicca morte tyranni.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

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