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First published 1971 (SND Vol. VIII).
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SEDDICK, n. Also saedick, sedek (Jak.). [′sɛdək]

1. A fishing-ground, a place frequented by fish (Sh. a.1838 Jam. MSS. XII. 191, 1908 Jak. (1928)).

2. A stool made of straw, a small seat (Sh. 1908 Jak. (1928)).Sh. 1877 G. Stewart Fireside Tales 40:
A creepy stool, two seddicks, one high-backed straen chair.

[Dim. form from Norw. dial. seta, a seat, a fishing-ground, Dan. sæde, O.N. seta, a seat. See Seat, n., 6.]

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