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syce

 (sīs)
n.
A stableman or groom, especially in India.

[Hindi sā'is, from Arabic, active participle of sāsa, to tend, manage, perhaps denominative from *sūs, horse, Hebrew sûs.]
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syce

(saɪs) ,

sice

or

saice

n
1. (Historical Terms) (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]
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syce

or saice

(saɪs)

n.
(in India) a groom; stable attendant.
[1645–55; < Urdu sā'is < Arabic]
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