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  • adj. Alternative spelling of sicker: certain
  • adj. Alternative spelling of sicker: secure
  • adv. Alternative spelling of sicker: certainly
  • adv. Alternative spelling of sicker: securely

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • See 2d sicker, sickerly, etc.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Middle English spellings of sicker, sickerly, sickerness.

Etymologies

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From Middle English siker ("secure, safe, stable, certain; gewiss, securely, safely, certainly"), from Old English sicer, sicor ("secure from, free from guilt and the punishment, safe, free from danger or harm, sure, certain, free from doubt, trustworthy"), from Proto-Germanic *sikuraz (“free, secure”), from Latin sēcūrus ("secure", literally "without care"). See secure. Cognate with Scots siker, seker ("safe, secure"), North Frisian sijcker ("sure, secure"), Dutch zeker ("certain, safe, secure"), German sicher ("sure, secure, confirmed"), Swedish säker ("secure, safe, sure"), Norwegian sikker ("secure").

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