The words scyes, scythes, sighs , size sound the same but have different meanings and spellings. Why do scyes, scythes, sighs , size sound the same even though they are completely different words?
The answer is simple: scyes, scythes, sighs , size are homophones of the English language.
Plural form of <xref>scye</xref>.
Plural form of <xref>scythe</xref>.
Third-person singular simple present indicative form of <xref>sigh</xref>.
Plural form of <xref>sigh</xref>.
Extent of superficies or volume; bulk; bigness; magnitude.
An allowance of food and drink from the buttery, aside from the regular dinner at commons; -- corresponding to <ex>battel</ex> at Oxford.
A settled quantity or allowance. See <xref urlencoded="assize">assize</xref>.
To order food or drink from the buttery; hence, to enter a score, as upon the buttery book.
Definitions from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License., from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English. and Wordnik.
Homophones (literally "same sound") are usually defined as words that share the same pronunciation, regardless of how they are spelled.