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.
Famous quotes containing the word seat:
“Tom took his whipping and went back to his seat not at all broken-hearted, for he thought it was possible that he had unknowingly upset the ink on the spelling-book himself, in some skylarking bouthe had denied it for forms sake and because it was custom, and had stuck to the denial from principle.”
—Mark Twain [Samuel Langhorne Clemens] (18351910)
“He who placed me in this seat will keep me here.”
—Elizabeth I (15331603)
“I have a dream: in my dream ... Aretha Franklin, in her fabulous black-lipstick Jumpin Jack Flash outfit, leaps from her seat at Maxims and, shouting Think!, blasts Lacan, Derrida and Foucault like dishrags against the wall, then leads thousands of freed academic white slaves in a victory parade down the Champs-Elysées.”
—Camille Paglia (b. 1947)