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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Seat \Seat\ (s[=e]t), n. [OE. sete, Icel. saeti; akin to Sw.
s[aum]te, Dan. saede, MHG. s[=a]ze, AS. set, setl, and E.
sit. [root]154. See Sit, and cf. Settle, n.]
1. The place or thing upon which one sits; hence; anything
made to be sat in or upon, as a chair, bench, stool,
saddle, or the like.
And Jesus . . . overthrew the tables of the money
changers, and the seats of them that sold doves.
2. The place occupied by anything, or where any person or
thing is situated, resides, or abides; a site; an abode, a
station; a post; a situation.
Where thou dwellest, even where Satan's seat is.
--Rev. ii. 13.
He that builds a fair house upon an ill seat
committeth himself to prison. --Bacon.
A seat of plenty, content, and tranquillity.
3. That part of a thing on which a person sits; as, the seat
of a chair or saddle; the seat of a pair of pantaloons.
4. A sitting; a right to sit; regular or appropriate place of
sitting; as, a seat in a church; a seat for the season in
the opera house.
5. Posture, or way of sitting, on horseback.
She had so good a seat and hand she might be trusted
with any mount. --G. Eliot.
6. (Mach.) A part or surface on which another part or surface
rests; as, a valve seat.
Seat worm (Zool.), the pinworm.
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