syce

syce

[sahys]
noun
(in India) a groom; stable attendant.
Also, saice, sice.


Origin:
1645–55; < Urdu sā'is < Arabic

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syce, sice or saice (saɪs)
 
n
1.  (formerly, in India) a servant employed to look after horses, drive carriages, etc
2.  (in Malaysia) a driver or chauffeur
 
[C17: from Urdu sā'is, from Arabic, from sāsa to administer]
 
sice, sice or saice
 
n
 
[C17: from Urdu sā'is, from Arabic, from sāsa to administer]
 
saice, sice or saice
 
n
 
[C17: from Urdu sā'is, from Arabic, from sāsa to administer]

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