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sic



Pronunciation: (sik), [key]
v.t., sicked or siccedPronunciation: (sikt), [key] sick•ing or sic•cing.
1. to attack (used esp. in commanding a dog): Sic 'em!
2. to incite to attack (usually fol. by on). Also,sick.

sic



Pronunciation: (sik), [key]
adj. Chiefly Scot.
such.

sic



Pronunciation: (sēk; Eng. sik), [key]
adv. Latin.
so; thus: usually written parenthetically to denote that a word, phrase, passage, etc., that may appear strange or incorrect has been written intentionally or has been quoted verbatim: He signed his name as e. e. cummings (sic).

SIC



U.S. Govt.
Standard Industrial Classification: a system used by the federal government to classify business activities for analytical and reporting purposes.

Sic.




1. Sicilian.
2. Sicily.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

sibyllineSicanian
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