from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A mean, contemptible fellow; a rascal: often applied, like
rogueand rascal, as a term of endearment to children.
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- noun US Alternative form of
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Say, these papers are enough to send the old skeesicks to the penitentiary.
"No wonder the old skeesicks went off to town soon as he got his money," I said.
If you ever saw that little skeesicks of mine brace up in his high chair and take his beer and -- But, say, what was yours?
“Thar ain't nobody but him within ten mile of the shanty, and that 'ar d — d old skeesicks knows it.”
I've got to go to the Express Office anyhow to see about my passage home, and I'll just get a draft for a hundred dollars for that old skeesicks -- what's his blamed name?
"Thar ain't nobody but him within ten mile of the shanty, and that 'ar damned old skeesicks knows it."
"Thar ain't nobody but him within ten mile of the shanty, and that ar d-- d old skeesicks knows it."
"Eb Hawkins, that ol 'skeesicks you met on th' railway train an 'liked, is th' feller that's acted as th 'owners' agent in sellin 'rights to your uncle."
Ask the old skeesicks if he's ever heard of _Mersyaw_ Blonk, Crump, the feller who started the gaming-tables at Monte Carlo. "
Nothing could hurt him, but I'll miss the skeesicks. "