\ˈsēp, British usually ˈsīp\

Definition of sipe 

(Entry 1 of 2)

chiefly dialectal

sipe

noun
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plural -s

Definition of sipe (Entry 2 of 2)

: any of the small often hook-shaped or bracket-shaped grooves in the tread of an automobile tire for providing extra traction and preventing skids

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History and Etymology for sipe

Intransitive verb

Middle English sipen, from Old English sipian

Noun

sipe entry 1; from its wiping the road surface dry

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