Definition of Sederunt

1. n. A sitting, as of a court or other body.

Definition of Sederunt

1. Noun. (Scotland) A formal meeting, especially of a judicial or ecclesiastical body. ¹

2. Noun. (Scotland) Those people present at such a meeting. ¹

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Definition of Sederunt

1. a prolonged sitting [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sederunt

sederunt (current term)
sedge bird
sedge family
sedge frog
sedge frogs
sedge warbler
sedge warblers
sedge wren

Literary usage of Sederunt

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1. Records of the Presbyterian Church in the United States of America by Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A., Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A (1841)
"Ordered, That the committee meet at three o'clock, PM Adjourned till four o'clock, PM At four o'clock, PM post preces, sederunt qui supra Minutes of the ..."

2. An Institute of the Law of Scotland: In Four Books : in the Order of Sir by John Erskine, George Mackenzie, James Ivory (1828)
"Regulations by act of sederunt altering this practice. ... A considerable alteration has been made upon this head of our law by act of sederunt, Feb. ..."

3. The Practice of the Sheriff Courts of Scotland in Civil Causes by John Dove Wilson (1883)
"ACT OF sederunt regulating the Fees of Agents practising before the Sheriff Courts in Scotland.—Edinburgh, 4th December, 1878. ..."

4. A Treatise on Leases: Explaining the Nature, Form, and Effect of the by Robert Bell, William Bell (1826)
"It was the repeated delays and disappointments occasioned by this system of forms, which led to the Act of sederunt, 14th December 1756, which has been ..."

5. The Scottish Jurist: Containing Reports of Cases Decided in the House of by Great Britain Parliament. House of Lords, House of Lords, Parliament, Great Britain (1844)
"Had the sederunt-book been lost by the agent, a difficult question might have arisen; because the trustee, in the absence of it, might have been unable to ..."

6. The Journal of Jurisprudence by Law Library Microform Consortium (1879)
"Ad of sederunt regulating the Fees of Agents practising before the. Sheriff Courts in Scotland.— The Lords of Council and Session have issued the following ..."

7. The Court of Session Garland by James Maidment (1839)
"ACT OF sederunt ANENT BUGGERS, A FRAGMENT FOUND IN THE LAIGH PARLIAMENT HOUSE. The feeding of writers, by the Members of the Faculty of Advocates, ..."

8. The Journal of Jurisprudence (1861)
"And the Lords appoint this Act to be engrossed in the Books of sederunt, and printed and ... M'NEILL, IPD Act of sederunt as to the calling of Summonses, ..."

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