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sit

(sĭt)
v. sat (săt), sitting, sits
v.intr.
1. To rest with the torso vertical and the body supported on the buttocks.
2.
a. To rest with the hindquarters lowered onto a supporting surface. Used of animals.
b. To perch. Used of birds.
3. To cover eggs for hatching; brood.
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It missed a sitting target, for instance, in the shape of the SNP's manifesto.
And the ACLJ argues that the appeals court decision "creates enormous practical problems, as now any federal, state, or local government body displaying a monument that once was donated (and there are many such instances) is a sitting target for litigation demanding the erection and display of a host of additional monuments in the name of 'equal access.
Properly restrained on a lead, her dog was a sitting target and it was everything she could do to keep the aggressor off as it snarled and attempted to bite.
The last-named has scope for improvement on his trial here during the week, but he could prove a sitting target for Raving Black who can come through by the third bend and assert from that point.
SITTING TARGET Amir Khan is smashed to the canvas by a powerful right from Breidis Prescott; CAN HE GET UP FROM THIS?
Meanwhile, Liverpool supporters watching the match from their homes have been warned they are a sitting target for TV licence enforcers.
But any hopes she had were shattered when she suffered a thigh injury at 4-2 down in the third and became a sitting target as the Italian finished the match.
AS ONE of the original gods of Heavy Metal, Rob Halford knows that he is a sitting target for Spinal Tap parodies - and he couldn't care less.
Di was alone in the car and security chiefs say she was a sitting target for terrorists or kidnappers.
Charlie Lister's outsider, for all she put in a career-best performance, was a sitting target for Flying Winner, though, and the Regency champion came through to lead at the penultimate turn and drew right away to win by over ten lengths in 55.
With her defences down, Mel is a sitting target for the Powers of Darkness in this exciting new Angel adventure.
6 million home - because it's a sitting target for terrorists.