sic (something) on (someone or something)

phrasal verb
sicced (something) on (someone or something) also sicked (something) on (someone or something); siccing (something) on (someone or something) also sicking (something) on (someone or something); sics (something) on (someone or something)

Definition of sic (something) on (someone or something)

: to order (an animal, such as a dog) to attack (someone or something) He sicced his dog on me. often used figuratively The company sicced their lawyers on me.

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“Sic (something) on (someone or something).” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sic%20%28something%29%20on%20%28someone%20or%20something%29. Accessed 30 Jul. 2021.

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