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syce

Syllabification: syce
Pronunciation: /sīs
 
/

Definition of syce in English:

noun

(Especially in India) a groom (taking care of horses).
Example sentences
  • One of the first evidences that the authorities were hospitably inclined was the arrival of a smart Victoria with driver and syce in scarlet liveries, all to he kept at the Residency during the length of my stay.
  • The Syce, or groom, attends but one horse.

Origin

from Persian and Urdu sā'is, from Arabic.

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