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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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I return to the, sitting-room (by way of the corridor) and resume my place at the table.
I take up my traveling-bag; I leave my letters on the sitting-room table; and I descend the stairs to the house door.
The lightning quickened, and lit the sitting-room horribly with its lurid glare; the thunder rolled nearer and nearer over the black gulf of the moor.
The sitting-room contained, besides the armchair, two other chairs, a piano, a three-legged table, and a cosy corner.
He retired to my sitting-room, begging me to dress quickly.
He found himself in a simply furnished man's sitting-room.
In the sitting-room which was awaiting the travellers, Amelia, to her surprise, found a letter addressed to Mrs.
Then you shall take me for a drive to Fifth Avenue, or to see somebody's tomb, and my woman shall make some real Russian tea for us in my sitting-room.
My business now is to mention what I have discovered up-stairs in Miss Verinder's sitting-room, and what I have decided (with your ladyship's leave) on doing next.
His lordship the Count remained in the sitting-room, and having sent for my medicine-chest, made a mixture for Miss Halcombe, and a cooling lotion to be applied to her head, so as to lose no time before the doctor came.
They consisted of a couple of comfortable bed-rooms and a single large airy sitting-room, cheerfully furnished, and illuminated by two broad windows.
The focus of brilliancy was the long drawing-room, where the dancing went forward, under the inspiration of the grand piano; the library, into which it opened at one end, had the more sober illumination of maturity, with caps and cards; and at the other end the pretty sitting-room, with a conservatory attached, was left as an occasional cool retreat.