Seat

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.

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Marion, Iowa - History
... 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 ...
United States District Court For The Southern District Of New York - Succession of Seats
... Seat 1 Seat established on April 9, 1814 by 3 Stat. 1956–1972 Ward 1972–1991 Preska 1992–present Seat 2 Seat established on February 9, 1903 by 32 Stat ... McLean 1962–1972 Owen 1973–1989 Batts 1994–2012 vacant 2012–present Seat 3 Seat established on May 26, 1906 by 34 Stat ...
Kim Wilkie
... 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, incumbent Graham Edwards did not ...
Seat - In Literature
... 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 ... 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 the door of the car, carrying a wicker suit-case in one hand and a round ...
Vaggeryd
... Together with Skillingaryd it is the seat of the municipality ... is situated 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 ...

Famous quotes containing the word seat:

    Time is indeed the theatre and seat of illusion: nothing is so ductile and elastic. The mind stretches an hour to a century and dwarfs an age to an hour.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)

    In a Kelton church, when a heated argument once began at morning services, a devout old deacon arose from his seat in the ‘amen corner’ and announced he was going to do for the church what the devil had never done—leave it.
    —Administration in the State of Sout, U.S. public relief program (1935-1943)

    Sometimes I think that idlers seem to be a special class for whom nothing can be planned, plead as one will with them—their only contribution to the human family is to warm a seat at the common table.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald (1896–1940)