(third-person singular simple present sies, present participle sying, simple past and past participle sied)
- A drop.
From Middle English sien, from Old English sīgan (“to pass from a higher to a lower position, sink, descend, decline, fall, fall down, move towards a point, advance, go, go to, approach, ooze, run as matter, strain, filter, act as a filter”), from Proto-Germanic *sīganą, *sīhwaną (“to strain, drop”), from Proto-Indo-European *seik- (“to pour, strain”). Cognate with Dutch zijgen (“to filter”), German seihen (“to strain, sieve”), Icelandic síga (“to lower”).
(third person singular, gender-neutral, nominative case, accusative hir, possessive adjective hir, possessive noun hirs, reflexive hirself)