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Sit

To hold court or perform an act that is judicial in nature; to hold a session, such as of a court, Grand Jury, or legislative body.

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The Sitting Duck book is compiled by experts from IT professionals, business leaders, and entrepreneurs, each of whom contributed their expertise on various methods of cyber security and the protection of information systems from theft or damage.
The family members of Kanagaratnam told Asian Tribune that they dissuaded him not to reveal any details to anyone, fearing for his safety, as he was a sitting duck and would be easily be targeted.
The Society does note the proximity of her leaving office the same week as receiving its Sitting Duck Award for 2009, on June 28.
Sarah Palin did receive a consolation prize from the National Society of Newspaper Columnists (NSNC): the Sitting Duck Award.
With the blame for the credit crunch being levelled squarely at financial institutions, which allowed savers to borrow well above their means, The International chooses a sitting duck as its primary target.
Former international star Ronnie Irani fears that the big-hitting Hampshire star would be a sitting duck for the awesome Aussie quickies.
Especially enjoyed the very well researched article by Warren Ferguson (A Sitting Duck for RPGs?
Class horse that he is, Un De Sceaux is a sitting duck for Sire De Grugy on Saturday.
DON'T be a sitting duck - that's the message from the 'old bill' as they launch a quacking new campaign against car crime.
I PACKED in writing to Voice of the North for fear of becoming boring, despite the sitting duck subject matter in the form of the man who saved the world, Gordon Brown.
The judges said of the born-again British car firm: "MG Rover's turnaround from financial sitting duck to key player has been little short of remarkable.
Mark Johnston's Ravenhoe won the Brocklesby at Doncaster but the 7-2 shot looked a sitting duck when First Bombardment came upsides inside the final furlong.