etymology 1 From the northern form of Old English sīċ (see sitch), from gem. Cognate with Norwegian sik. Compare sheuch.
- A gutter or ditch; a small stream that frequently dries up in the summer. The wind made wave the red weed on the dike. bedoven in dank deep was every sike. — A Scotch Winter Evening in 1512
etymology 2 Variant of siche.
- (archaic) To sigh or sob.
- (archaic) A sigh.
etymology 3 Variant of psych.
- (slang) Indicating that one's preceding statement was false and that one has successfully fooled ("psyched out") one's interlocutor.
- EIKs, skie