Sist (?), v. t. [L. sistere to bring to a stand, to stop.]

1. ScotsLaw

To stay, as judicial proceedings; to delay or suspend; to stop.

2.

To cause to take a place, as at the bar of a court; hence, to cite; to summon; to bring into court.

[Scot.]

Some, however, have preposterously sisted nature as the first or generative principle. Sir W. Hamilton.

 

© Webster 1913.


Sist (?), n. ScotsLaw

A stay or suspension of proceedings; an order for a stay of proceedings.

Burril.

 

© Webster 1913.

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