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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.

West's Encyclopedia of American Law, edition 2. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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"There was another boy?" he asked again; and when I had answered him, "Ah!" says he, "I thought that," and went and sat down, without another word, except to call for brandy.
I should like to be a witness of your interview with the genius." So saying he sat down by the merchant.
He sat down by the others, and was talking, when a third old man arrived.
Next day he sat down at another table and ordered his tea from another waitress.
The day after he sat down in his old seat, and when she came up said good-evening as though he had not ignored her for a week.
You must go straight on till you come to the castle where the horse stands in his stall: by his side will lie the groom fast asleep and snoring: take away the horse quietly, but be sure to put the old leathern saddle upon him, and not the golden one that is close by it.' Then the son sat down on the fox's tail, and away they went over stock and stone till their hair whistled in the wind.
'Yes,' and forgot the fox's counsel, and sat down on the side of the river; and while he suspected nothing, they came behind, and threw him down the bank, and took the princess, the horse, and the bird, and went home to the king their master, and said.
Anna sat down at the hearth with an English novel and waited for her husband.
However, a flurry of summits between the current North Korean leader and major powers in the last year has left Abe as the only regional player to have not sat down with him.
WHEN I sat down to write this letter, the doctors' strike had entered its second consecutive day.
So I sat down with Roy and he talked me through it, and it really helped me.
He sat down with Bill O'Reilly last year when FOX broadcasted the Super Bowl.