Sitfast to Sizing
(Sit"fast`) a. [Sit + fast.] Fixed; stationary; immovable. [R.]
'T is good, when you have crossed the sea and back,Emerson.
To find the sitfast acres where you left them.
(Sit"fast`), n. (Far.) A callosity with inflamed edges, on the back of a horse, under the saddle.
(Sith) prep., adv., & conj. [See Since.] Since; afterwards; seeing that. [Obs.]
We need not fear them, sith Christ is with us.Latimer.
Sith thou art rightful judge.Chaucer.
(Sith Sithe) n. [AS. a path, way, time, occasion.] Time. [Obs.] Chaucer.
And humbly thanked him a thousand sithes.Spenser.
(Sithe) v. i. [Cf. Sigh.] To sigh. [A spelling of a corrupt and provincial pronunciation.]
(Sithe) n. A scythe. [Obs.] Milton.
(Sithe), v. t. To cut with a scythe; to scythe. [Obs.]
(Sithed) a. Scythed. [Obs.] T. Warton.
(Sithe"man) n. A mower. [Obs.] Marston.
(Sith"en) adv. & conj. [See Since.] Since; afterwards. See 1st Sith. [Obs.]
Fortune was first friend and sithen foe.Chaucer.
(Sith"ence, Sith"ens) adv. & conj. Since. See Sith, and Sithen. [Obs.] Piers Plowman.
(Sith"then) adv. & conj. See Sithen. [Obs.]
Siththen that the world began.Chaucer.
(Si*tol"o*gy) n. [Gr. food + -logy.] A treatise on the regulation of the diet; dietetics. [Written
(Si`to*pho"bi*a) n. [NL., fr. Gr. food + fear.] (Med.) A version to food; refusal to take nourishment.
[Written also sitiophobia.]
(Sit"ten) obs. p. p. of Sit, for sat.
1. One who sits; esp., one who sits for a portrait or a bust.
2. A bird that sits or incubates.
(Sit"tine) a. [NL. sitta the nuthatch, from Gr. .] (Zoöl.) Of or pertaining to the family Sittidæ, or
(Sit"ting) a. Being in the state, or the position, of one who, or that which, sits.
1. The state or act of one who sits; the posture of one who occupies a seat.