Definitions

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  • n. One who uses a sickle; a sickleman; a reaper.
  • n. A person who has sickle-cell disease.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who uses a sickle; a sickleman; a reaper.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A reaper; a sickleman.

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Examples

  • We have our first sickler the second week I am there.

    Between Expectations

  • The four-year-old girl in this room is an asthmatic; the teenage boy in that bed is a sickler in VOC vaso-occlusive crisis.

    Between Expectations

  • Way back when I taught medical students and residents, I would not allow them to call a child a "diabetic" or a "sickler" or an "asthmatic", something I learned from a cranky attending when I was a student.

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