Sederunt
Sederunt Se*de"runt, n. [L., they sat, fr. sedere to sit.] A sitting, as of a court or other body. [1913 Webster]

'T is pity we have not Burns's own account of that long sederunt. --Prof. Wilson. [1913 Webster]

{Acts of sederunt} (Scots Law), ordinances of the Court of Session for the ordering of processes and expediting of justice. --Bell. [1913 Webster]


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  • sederunt — se·der·unt (sə dîrʹənt, dĕrʹ ) n. A prolonged session, as for discussion.   [From Latin sēdērunt, third person pl. perfect tense of sedēre, to sit. See sed . * * * …   Universalium

  • sederunt — noun /sɪˈdɪəɹənt/ a) A formal meeting, especially of a judicial or ecclesiastical body. They held a sederunt, and were filled with remulous joy, for, in spite of their familiarity with all the other worlds and cycles, they had a very human awe of …   Wiktionary

  • sederunt — noun Etymology: Latin, there (they) sat (from sedēre to sit), word used to introduce list of those attending a session more at sit Date: 1825 a prolonged sitting (as for discussion) …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • sederunt — [sɪ dɪərənt, dɛ: ] noun (in Scotland) a sitting of an ecclesiastical assembly or other body. Origin C17: from L., lit. (the following persons) sat …   English new terms dictionary

  • sederunt — se·de·runt …   English syllables

  • sederunt — /səˈdeɪrənt/ (say suh dayruhnt) noun 1. (formerly in Scotland) a. a sitting of a judicial body. b. a sitting of an ecclesiastical assembly. 2. Obsolete a sitting for discussion or talk. {Latin: there were sitting (followed by the names of those… …   Australian English dictionary

  • sederunt —   n. they were sitting ; session of court; gathering; long discussion …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • sederunt — A session of court …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • sederunt — n. Sc. a sitting of an ecclesiastical assembly or other body. Etymology: L, = (the following persons) sat f. sedere sit …   Useful english dictionary

  • Acts of sederunt — Sederunt Se*de runt, n. [L., they sat, fr. sedere to sit.] A sitting, as of a court or other body. [1913 Webster] T is pity we have not Burns s own account of that long sederunt. Prof. Wilson. [1913 Webster] {Acts of sederunt} (Scots Law),… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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