• Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Skeesicks skē′ziks (U.S.) a rascal.
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In literature:

Nothing could hurt him, but I'll miss the skeesicks.
"The Wrong Twin" by Harry Leon Wilson
Say, these papers are enough to send the old skeesicks to the penitentiary.
"Ralph on the Engine" by Allen Chapman

In poetry:

Well, this old skeesicks, Captain Dan,
He owned a ferryboat;
From East Skiddaw to Skiddaw West
That vessel used to float.
"The Tearful Tale Of Captain Dan" by Ellis Parker Butler