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SICK, adjective [Qu.Gr. squeamish, lothing.]

1. Affected with nausea; inclined to vomit; as, sick at the stomach. [This is probably the primary sense of the word.] Hence,

2. Disgusted; having a strong dislike to; with of; as, to be sick of flattery; to be sick of a country life.

He was not so sick of his master as of his work. L'Estrange.

3. Affected with a disease of any kind; not in health; followed by of; as to be sick of a fever.

4. Corrupted. [Not in use nor proper.]

5. The sick, the person or persons affected with the disease. The sick are healed.

SICK, verb transitive To make sick [Not in use. See Sicken.]

SICK'-BIRTH, noun In a ship of war, an apartment for the sick