sic passim

adverb
sic pas·​sim | \ ˈsik-ˈpa-səm How to pronounce sic passim (audio) , ˈsēk-ˈpä-sim How to pronounce sic passim (audio) \

Definition of sic passim

: so throughout used of a word or idea to be found throughout a book or a writer's work

First Known Use of sic passim

circa 1921, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for sic passim

Latin

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“Sic passim.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sic%20passim. Accessed 27 Oct. 2021.

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