noun /saɪ/
an armhole (or, occasionally, a leghole) in tailoring and dressmaking

,1974: on the seat lay folded a pair of blue cotton pants creased at the groin, their short fly zippered open, and over them a white underbrief, the sinus of its pouch humped between elliptical scyes. — Guy Davenport, Tatlin!

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  • Scye — Scye …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Scye — (s[imac]), n. Arm scye, a cutter s term for the armhole or part of the armhole of the waist of a garment. [Cant] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Scye — País …   Wikipedia Español

  • Scye — 47° 39′ 24″ N 6° 03′ 32″ E / 47.6567, 6.0589 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Scye — For the dressmaking meaning of scye (an armhole (or, occasionally, a leghole) in tailoring and dressmaking), see . French commune nomcommune=Scye caption= x=205 y=108 lat long=coord|47|39|24|N|6|03|32|E|region:FR type:city insee=70483 cp=70170… …   Wikipedia

  • scye — arm·scye; scye; …   English syllables

  • scye — ˈsī noun ( s) Etymology: origin unknown : armscye …   Useful english dictionary

  • arm|scye — «AHRM SY», noun. the opening in a garment within which a sleeve is set; armhole. ╂[< arm1 + scye opening in a garment] …   Useful english dictionary

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