Definitions

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  • n. The number six in a game of dice.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The number six at dice.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The number six at dice.
  • n. Sixpence.
  • n. In Bengal, a groom; a horse-keeper; an attendant who follows on foot a mounted horseman or a carriage.

Etymologies

French six (Wiktionary)

Examples

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  • "sice" is also a Hindi word for a stable attendant or groom

    September 9, 2009

  • also spelled syce

    June 23, 2009

  • Here's the official definition.

    "The number six marked upon dice; a throw in which the die turns up six. Often in figurative contexts and phrases, as to set at cinque and sice"
    Via the daily mailing list.

    February 19, 2007