Definition of syce in English:


Syllabification: syce
Pronunciation: /sīs


  • (Especially in India) a groom (taking care of horses).
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    • 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.


from Persian and Urdu sā'is, from Arabic.

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