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  • verb Present participle of sickly.


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  • Growing quite staid in manner, the weight of India adding gravity to his looks, sicklying his young face o'er with pale cast of thought.

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 102, May 7, 1892

  • And therefore West, after an hour of delightful _tête-à-tête_ in the charming little back parlor, stiffened himself up, his brow sicklying o'er with the pale cast of disagreeable thought, and began to make it.


  • They believe that on public occasions the chuprassies have sometimes the power of sicklying them o'er with the pale cast of neglect.

    Twenty-One Days in India; and, the Teapot Series


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