What is the actual spelling of "sic"/"sick" in a phrase like "I will sic my dog on you"? This is a tricky one to look up in an online dictionary, every match seems to be referring to an editor's mark for a mistake.
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It seems both spellings are used...
VERB [WITH OBJECT]
sick something on
1 Set a dog on.
‘the plan was to surprise the heck out of the grizzly by sicking the dog on him’
1.1 sick someone on informal
Set someone to pursue, keep watch on, or accompany (another)
‘who sicked those two on to us?’