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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of sick.

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Examples

  • But worst of all, a blear-eyed old hag, girded round with a filthy apron, and wearing wooden clogs which were not mates, dragged in an immense dog on a chain, and "sicked" him upon Eumolpus, but he beat off all attacks with his candlestick.

    The Satyricon — Complete

  • Newfoundland dog - the first one in those parts, which he "sicked" onto

    The adventures of two Alabama boys,

  • The publisher knew his public, so he gave a pound of book for every fifty cents, and crowded in plenty of wood-cuts and stamped the outside with golden bouquets and put in a steel engraving of the author, with a tissue paper veil over it, and "sicked" his multitude of broken-down clergymen, maiden ladies, grass widows, and college students on to the great American public.

    Mark Twain and the Old Time Subscription Book

  • "Ha! Ha! Now I have got you," said the grocery man to the bad boy, the other morning, as he came in and jumped upon the counter and tied the end of a ball of twine to the tail of a dog, and "sicked" the dog on another dog that was following a passing sleigh, causing the twine to pay out until the whole ball was scattered along the block.

    Peck's Bad Boy and His Pa 1883

  • "Ha! Ha! Now I have got you," said the grocery man to the had boy, the other morning, as he came in and jumped upon the counter and tied the end of a ball of twine to the tail of a dog, and "sicked" the dog on another dog that was following a passing sleigh, causing the twine to pay out until the whole ball was scattered along the block.

    Peck's Compendium of Fun

  • In the one fight witnessed (and one was enough to learn the ways of the cockpit) both birds were soon bleeding profusely and had lost their desire to fight, so that the crowd called out some word and the cocks were picked up and "sicked" on each other again; this was repeated until one bird had enough and retreated ignominiously to the farthest corner of the pit, amid the shouts of the men who had bet on the other cock.

    Wanderings in the Orient

  • "sicked" him upon Eumolpus, but he beat off all attacks with his candlestick.

    Satyricon

  • Firefighters have determined the odor that sicked two people in a building near College Park Friday morning originated from an industrial strength cleaning product a restaurant was using to clean its cooking equipment, authorities said.

    Building odor sickens two in College Park

  • He sicked the thing on Keamy and his pals in "The Shape of Things to Come" and tried to summon it again in the aforementioned "Dead is Dead," so there is certainly some purpose to the relationship between Linus and the Monster.

    LOST IN NUMBERS: Eight Facts We Know About The Smoke Monster » MTV Movies Blog

  • When you are just about to die I hope the person who knows you best, that would be the person most sicked by your putrid existance should pour rubbing alcohol all over you and set your putrid child molesting self on fire then sprinkle salt on you while you burn to maximize your agony.

    Think Progress » DOJ official reportedly clears torture architects John Yoo and Jay Bybee.

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