Styca Sty"ca, n. [LL., fr. AS. stic, styc, stycge.] An anglo-Saxon copper coin of the lowest value, being worth half a farthing. --S. M. Leake. [1913 Webster]

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  • styca — sty·ca …   English syllables

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  • stica — see styca …   Useful english dictionary

  • styk — styk, styka see steek v.3, styca …   Useful english dictionary

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