- Sitting Sit"ting, n.
1. The state or act of one who sits; the posture of one who
occupies a seat.
4. The actual presence or meeting of any body of men in their seats, clothed with authority to transact business; a session; as, a sitting of the judges of the King's Bench, or of a commission. [1913 Webster]
The sitting closed in great agitation. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster]
The male bird . . . amuses her [the female] with his songs during the whole time of her sitting. --Addison. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.