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the sicks

slang A bout of vomiting. I had the sicks in a bad way after eating that dodgy seafood last night. Rollercoasters always give me the sicks, so I tend to avoid them.
See also: sick

sicks

n. nausea; vomiting. Oh man, I got the sicks.
See also: sick
References in classic literature ?
"I sha'n't do much to-day, of course--I'm in such a hurry for you to see how pretty you are; but some day I'm going to take it all down and have a perfectly lovely time with it, she cried, touching with soft fingers the waving hair above the sick woman's forehead.
Meanwhile the sick woman, frowning prodigiously, and openly scoffing at the whole procedure, was, in spite of herself, beginning to tingle with a feeling perilously near to excitement.
(so he called it), where we should be accommodated of things both for our whole and for our sick.
In her room in the shabby old hotel the sick wife of the hotel keeper began to weep and, putting her hands to her face, rocked back and forth.
Later she wondered if the hours alone with the sick man had not led to her decision to marry.
Thus I found him, very sick and groaning upon the ground.
For no man knew of Kamo-tah, sick and groaning and hungry; and did I fight with Ivan, and die, then would my brother die, too.
Some of the girls I've had out--well, take it from me, they made me sick. Oh, I'm hep to 'em.
"Why, Saxon, I've fought battles, good ones, frazzlin' my silk away to beat the band before whisky-soaked, smokin' audiences of rotten fight-fans, that just made me sick clean through.
'em up when they's sick, and givin' on 'em clothes and blankets, and what not, tryin' to keep 'em all sort o' decent and comfortable.
"Mostly, till he tuk sick. He's lain sick, off and on, more than six months, and been orful oneasy.