Saic

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Saic (Naut) A kind of ketch very common in the Levant, which has neither topgallant sail nor mizzen topsail.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n saic A Turkish or Grecian vessel, very common in the Levant, a kind of ketch which has no top-gallantsail nor mizzen-topsail.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Saic sä′ik a Turkish or Grecian vessel common in the Levant.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. saïque, Turk. shaïka,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr. saïque—Turk. shāīqa.

Usage

In literature:

The flea-bitten gray pony was saddled by a sleepy saice, and brought round from his open-sided thatch stable in the rear.
"Rung Ho!" by Talbot Mundy
At last Kiramat Ali, on the watch in the verandah, announced the saices with the horses, and we descended.
"Mr. Isaacs" by F. Marion Crawford
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In news:

Defense contractor SAIC expanding work force in Beavercreek, Springfield.
Science Applications International Corporation ( SAIC ) has announced that it has been awarded a task order by the US Environmental Protection Agency to provide hosting services to the agency's National Computer Center.
Missouri DOT creates Statewide Inclusion Advisory Council ( SAIC ).
Cooley Guides SAIC to $500 Million Settlement over N.Y.C.
Government contractor SAIC to split into two firms.
Science Applications International Corporation ( SAIC ) announced that it has completed the acquisition of R.W.
McLean-based government contractor SAIC Inc said it plans to hire 1,500 military veterans companywide in 2012.
SAIC 's student fashion show moves to the Modern Wing.
A design from SAIC senior Jin Hee Heo.
SAIC Frederick honored three employees who have been with the company since 1972 at the company's awards presentation.
Treasurer Marie Stroman SAIC .
Secretary Libby Blosser SAIC .
High-tech defense contractor SAIC , one of three Fortune 500 companies in San Diego, announced today it is moving its corporate headquarters to McLean, Va.
The current headquarters of SAIC is located in La Jolla, along the northwest edge of UCSD.
The programs' facilities are located in donated space at the SAIC building in Tysons Corner SAIC CEO John Jumper said that this program will be essential to the area's technological future.
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