sise

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n sise the cardinal number that is the sum of five and one
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Sise An assize.
    • n Sise Six; the highest number on a die; the cast of six in throwing dice. "In the new casting of a die, when ace is on the top, sise must needs be at the bottom."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n sise An old spelling of sice, size.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
From Assize

Usage

In literature:

Pryor and John Shields to put each a peice of meat in the water of different Sises.
"The Journals of Lewis and Clark" by Meriwether Lewis and William Clark
To make a circle about any sise angle limited of equall sides and equall angles.
"The Path-Way to Knowledg" by Robert Record
Lastly (for the present) turn this pictured clown's pickaxe upon St. Anthony's, or St. Antholin's, Sise Lane.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 62, Jan 27, 1872" by Various
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In poetry:

Sisely
Walked so nicely
With footsteps so discreet
To see her pass
You'd never guess
She walked upon the street.
"Bag-Snatching in Dublin" by Stevie Smith

In news:

Services for Robert Calvin Sise , 89, of Thomasville, will be held at 11:00 am, Saturday, November 10, 2012 at First Baptist Church Chapel.
As a child, trainer Clifford Sise spent summers with his family, vacationing in a trailer park on the ocean in what is now the parking lot at Cardiff State Beach and going to the races in the afternoon.
Incumbent Republican Joseph Sise led the vote with 156,930.
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