sye

Definition of sye

 (Entry 1 of 3)

variant spelling of sie

Definition of sye (Entry 2 of 3)

obsolete

sye

Definition of sye (Entry 3 of 3)

variant spelling of sy

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History and Etymology for sye

Intransitive verb

Middle English syen, from Old English sīgan; akin to Old Saxon & Old High German sīgan to sink, fall, Old Norse sīga to sink, slide, sīa to strain, filter (wine)

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“Sye.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sye. Accessed 11 December 2019.

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