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Definitions of Sist

Pronunciation : Sist
Part of Speech : v.
Etymology : [L. sistere to bring to a stand, to stop.]
Definition : 1. (Scots Law)

Defn: To stay, as judicial proceedings; to delay or suspend; to stop.

2. To cause to take a place, as at the bar of a court; hence, to cite; to summon; to bring into court. [Scot.] Some, however, have preposterously sisted nature as the first or generative principle. Sir W. Hamilton.

t.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Sist
Part of Speech : n.
Definition : Defn: A stay or suspension of proceedings; an order for a stay of proceedings. Burril.

(Scots Law)
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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