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syce

[sahys] /saɪs/
noun
1.
(in India) a groom; stable attendant.
Also, saice, sice.
Origin
1645-1655
1645-55; < Urdu sā'is < Arabic
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syce

/saɪs/
noun
1.
(formerly, in India) a servant employed to look after horses, drive carriages, etc
2.
(in Malaysia) a driver or chauffeur
Word Origin
C17: from Urdu sā'is, from Arabic, from sāsa to administer
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