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:
“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)
“Discontented women dream of being rescued by Prince Charming. Discontented men dream of finding a horny blond in the back seat of a taxi.”
—Mason Cooley (b. 1927)
“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)