Sick"er (?), v. i. [AS. sicerian.] Mining

To percolate, trickle, or ooze, as water through a crack.

[Also written sigger, zigger, and zighyr.] [Prov. Eng.]


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Sick"er, 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.]


When he is siker of his good name. Chaucer.


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Sick"er, Sik"er, adv.

Surely; certainly.


Believe this as siker as your creed. Chaucer.

Sicker, Willye, thou warnest well. Spenser.


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