A seat is place to sit, often referring to the area one sits upon as opposed to other elements like armrests.
A seat is also known as a a bench, a chair, a chaise lounge, chesterfield, a couch, a davenport or a settee.
Other articles related to "seat":
... Children's author Hugh Lofting referred to a seat in this passage from his novel The Story of Doctor Dolittle “He came strolling down the gravel-walk, humming a sad song, till he reached a stone seat right under ... Frank Baum referred to a seat in this passage of his novel Dorothy and the Wizard in Oz “At once a little girl rose from her seat and walked to ...
... Together with Skillingaryd it is the seat of the municipality ... about 10 km north of its co-municipal seat Skillingaryd ... Vaggeryd was originally the seat for multiple furniture manufacturers, most of which have now shut down ...
... Seat 1 Seat established on April 9, 1814 by 3 Stat ... Bondy 1923–1956 Bryan 1956–1972 Ward 1972–1991 Preska 1992–present Seat 2 Seat established on February 9, 1903 by 32 Stat. 1973–1989 Batts 1994–2012 vacant 2012–present Seat 3 Seat established on May 26, 1906 by 34 Stat ...
... the Liberal Party meant Wilkie became the only incumbent Labor member to lose his seat (in Cowan, the only other seat Labor lost in the 2007 election ...
... The site was selected in 1839 to be the first county seat of the newly-organized Linn County, Iowa ... After years of debate over moving the county seat to Cedar Rapids, Iowa, it was put to a vote in 1919 ... The vote was 9,960 in favor of moving the seat and 4,823 not in favor ...
Famous quotes containing the word seat:
“Blessed is the man that walketh not in the counsel of the ungodly,
nor standeth in the way of sinners, nor sitteth in the seat of the
But his delight is in the law of the Lord; and in his law doth he
meditate day and night.
And he shall be like a tree planted by the rivers of water, that
bringeth forth his fruit in his season; his leaf also shall not wither;
and whatsoever he doeth shall prosper.”
—Bible: Hebrew Psalm I (l. I, 13)
“The chief element in the art of statesmanship under modern conditions is the ability to elucidate the confused and clamorous interests which converge upon the seat of government. It is an ability to penetrate from the naïve self-interest of each group to its permanent and real interest.... Statesmanship ... consists in giving the people not what they want but what they will learn to want.”
—Walter Lippmann (18891974)
“Sometimes I think that idlers seem to be a special class for whom nothing can be planned, plead as one will with themtheir only contribution to the human family is to warm a seat at the common table.”
—F. Scott Fitzgerald (18961940)