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 for Sicker
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Sicker \Sick"er\, Siker \Sik"er\, adv.
     Surely; certainly. [Obs.]
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           Believe this as siker as your creed.     --Chaucer.
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           Sicker, Willye, thou warnest well.       --Spenser.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Sicker \Sick"er\, v. i. [AS. sicerian.] (Mining)
     To percolate, trickle, or ooze, as water through a crack.
     [Also written sigger, zigger, and zifhyr.] [Prov. Eng.]
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Sicker \Sick"er\, Siker \Sik"er\, a. [OE. siker; cf. OS. sikur,
     LG. seker, D. zeker, Dan. sikker, OHG. sihhur, G. sicher; all
     fr. L. securus. See Secure, Sure.]
     Sure; certain; trusty. [Obs. or Prov. Eng. & Scot.] --Burns.
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           When he is siker of his good name.       --Chaucer.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Sick \Sick\, a. [Compar. Sicker; superl. Sickest.] [OE. sek,
     sik, ill, AS. se['o]c; akin to OS. siok, seoc, OFries. siak,
     D. ziek, G. siech, OHG. sioh, Icel. sj?kr, Sw. sjuk, Dan.
     syg, Goth. siuks ill, siukan to be ill.]
     1. Affected with disease of any kind; ill; indisposed; not in
        health. See the Synonym under Illness.
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              Simon's wife's mother lay sick of a fever. --Mark i.
                                                    30.
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              Behold them that are sick with famine. --Jer. xiv.
                                                    18.
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     2. Affected with, or attended by, nausea; inclined to vomit;
        as, sick at the stomach; a sick headache.
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     3. Having a strong dislike; disgusted; surfeited; -- with of;
        as, to be sick of flattery.
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              He was not so sick of his master as of his work.
                                                    --L'Estrange.
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     4. Corrupted; imperfect; impaired; weakned.
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              So great is his antipathy against episcopacy, that,
              if a seraphim himself should be a bishop, he would
              either find or make some sick feathers in his wings.
                                                    --Fuller.
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     Sick bay (Naut.), an apartment in a vessel, used as the
        ship's hospital.
  
     Sick bed, the bed upon which a person lies sick.
  
     Sick berth, an apartment for the sick in a ship of war.
  
     Sick headache (Med.), a variety of headache attended with
        disorder of the stomach and nausea.
  
     Sick list, a list containing the names of the sick.
  
     Sick room, a room in which a person lies sick, or to which
        he is confined by sickness.
  
     Note: [These terms, sick bed, sick berth, etc., are also
           written both hyphened and solid.]
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     Syn: Diseased; ill; disordered; distempered; indisposed;
          weak; ailing; feeble; morbid.
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