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 Sice (1 syl.).Sicil’ian Vespers. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Sicil’ian Dishes (Siclæ daps)
 
were choice foods. The best Roman cooks were Sicilians. Horace (3 Odes, i. 18) tells us that when a sword hangs over our head, as in the case of Damocls, not even “Siculæ daps dulcem elaborabunt saporem.   1
 


 Sice (1 syl.).Sicil’ian Vespers. 

 
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