Words and Phrases




Alternative spelling/meaning:

sicca; siccar

In Literature:

Excerpt from The Pig, or Power of Prejudice. A Tale by Scotch Poems from The Ulster Miscellany

A Muntabank anes strol’d about,
seeking saft headed gilpies out,
to cure them of stupidity,
and confidence in sic as he

Excerpt from The Tale of the Butter Horn by Matthew Meek

Our bauld Scotch tykes made sic a din,
alarming a’ the lan’ within,
which spread into a zealous fire
and did each noble breast inspire


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