syce definition by Webster's New World
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in India, a groom (for horses)
Origin: Arabic sāʾis, groom, manager ; from sāsa, to govern, administer
syce definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A stableman or groom, especially in India.
Origin: Hindi sā’is, from Arabic, active participle of sāsa, to tend, manage, perhaps denominative from *sūs, horse, Hebrew sûs.