sicle

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

French, from Latin silcus, from Hebrew.

Noun[edit]

sicle (plural sicles)

  1. (obsolete) A shekel.
    • Jeremy Taylor
      The holy mother brought five sicles and a pair of turtledoves to redeem the Lamb of God.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

sicle

  1. vocative singular of siclus