Definition of Sists
1. sist [v] - See also: sist
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Literary usage of Sists
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"... sists of a chisel-shaped plane-iron, so-called, though made of steel, placed at an angle in a "stock" or box of wood or metal in such a way that the ..."
2. Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books by William Blackstone (1876)
"... for though in *bissextile or leap-year, it con- ' J sists properly of 300, yet, by the statute 21 Hen. Ill, the increasing clay months shall be reckoned ..."
3. The Popular Science Monthly by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1874)
"sists of a perfectly homogeneous and transparent mass of jelly, and offers the paradox of an organism without organs. Nor is this absence of organs merely ..."
4. Letters to His Son: On the Fine Art of Becoming a Man of the World and a by Philip Dormer Stanhope Chesterfield, Oliver Herbrand Gordon Leigh (1901)
"... sists of modern languages, history, and geography; some Latin may be thrown into the bargain, in compliance with custom, and for closet amusement. ..."
5. A Treatise on the Law of Evidence as Administered in England and Ireland by John Pitt Taylor (1887)
"... sists of divers particulars, some of which are within, and others without, the operation of the Statute of Frauds, a verbal agreement to vary the latter ..."
6. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1899)
"... and the latter feel sore over the loss of their predominance and prestige and the reversal of their ancient relations to the Christians. sists of barren ..."
7. Traditions of Edinburgh by Robert Chambers (1825)
"sists of five rooms, a kitchen, and scullery. The internal appearance of the house is extremely fine, and exhibits many beautiful decorations. ..."