Sitfast
Sitfast Sit"fast`, a. [Sit + fast.] Fixed; stationary; immovable. [R.] [1913 Webster]

'T is good, when you have crossed the sea and back, To find the sitfast acres where you left them. --Emerson. [1913 Webster]


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  • Sitfast — Sit fast , n. (Far.) A callosity with inflamed edges, on the back of a horse, under the saddle. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sitfast — sit·fast sit .fast n a callosity with inflamed edges formed on a horse s back by the chafing of the saddle called also setfast …   Medical dictionary

  • sitfast — I. noun or setfast ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ( s) Etymology: sit (I) or set (I) + fast (after the phrase sit fast, set fast) : a callosity with inflamed edges formed on a horse s …   Useful english dictionary

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  • fasten — verb /ˈfæsən,ˈfæsn̩/ To attach or connect in a secure manner. The sailor fastened the boat to the dock with a half hitch. See Also: bedfast, breastfast, colorfast, cragfast, handfast, headfast, holdfast, makefast, sitfast, shamefast …   Wiktionary

  • setfast — set·fast set .fast n SITFAST …   Medical dictionary

  • setfast — variant of sitfast …   Useful english dictionary

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