Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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SCLICE, n., v. Also sklice, sclyce, sklyss. Sc. forms of Eng. slice (Gsw. 1711 Uls. Jnl. Archaeol. IV. 117; Edb. 1791 Caled. Mercury (15 Sept.); Peb. 1805 J. Nicol Poems I. 26; Kcb. 1901 R. Trotter Gall. Gossip 97; Bwk. 1942 Wettstein; Rxb. 1942 Zai). Gen.Sc.

[O.Sc. sklysse, splinter, 1420, Mid.Eng. sclyce, O.Fr. esclisse, id.]

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