Definition of Sittings

1. Noun. (plural of sitting) ¹

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Definition of Sittings

1. sitting [n] - See also: sitting

Lexicographical Neighbors of Sittings

sitting duck
sitting ducks
sitting in
sitting on it
sitting on the fence
sitting out
sitting pretty
sitting room
sitting rooms
sitting still
sitting table
sitting tables
sitting toilet
sitting trot
sitting up
sittings (current term)
situation anxiety
situation awareness
situation comedies
situation comedy
situational psychosis
situational test

Literary usage of Sittings

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Parliamentary Debatesby Great Britain Parliament by Great Britain Parliament (1902)
"It may be the case that we have had but few sittings after midnight, but nevertheless our | sittings have been continuous and fatiguing, and it seems to me ..."

2. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Courts of Exchequer by Roger Meeson, Great Britain Court of Exchequer, William Newland Welsby, Great Britain Court of Exchequer Chamber (1845)
"Prius Record that the case stood over from the first to the second sittings. Secondly, the note having been in fact made in 1839, CHEETHAM the statement of ..."

3. Chitty's Treatise on Pleading and Parties to Actions: With Second and Third by Joseph Chitty, Henry Greening (1844)
"PLEAS or AB j at the sittings of Nisi Prius, holden at the Guildhall of the city ... [alleging the from'the sittings fact to have happened in the usual nay, ..."

4. History of the Popes: Their Church and State by Leopold von Ranke, E. Fowler (1901)
"... a work/7 Section VI—Later sittings of the Council of Trent How materially had the state of the world altered since the first sittings of this council! ..."

5. An Analytical Digest of the Cases Published in the New Series of the Law by Francis Towers Streeten, Henry John Hodgson (1852)
"The cause had stood for trial at the sittings in the same term, but had been made a remanet to the sittings after the term, on the application of the ..."

6. The Journal of the American Society for Psychical Research by American Society for Psychical Research (1921)
"540 A RECORD OF FIVE sittings WITH FLORENCE COOK. EDITED BY EJ DINGWALL. The following account of five sittings with Miss Florence Cook (Mrs. Elgie Corner) ..."

7. The Parliamentary Debates by Great Britain Parliament (1906)
"The number of days upon which the Railway and Canal Commissioners have held sittings are as follows :— days 1895 41 1896 38 1897 47 1898 25 1899 44 ..."

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