from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Seton, Saint Elizabeth Ann Bayley Known as "Mother Seton.” 1774-1821. American religious leader. A widowed mother of five, she converted to Catholicism (1805), opened a parochial school in Maryland, and founded a religious order, the Sisters of Charity (1809). She was the first native-born American to be canonized (1975).
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A few silk threads or horsehairs, or a strip of linen or the like, introduced beneath the skin by a knife or needle, so as to form an issue; also, the issue so formed.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To pass a tape or strip of linen through the skin to form a fistula; use a seton-needle and seton to obtain counter-irritation, to apply medicaments, and to secure drainage.
- n. In surgery:
- n. A skein of silk or cotton, or similar material, passed under the true skin and the cellular tissue beneath, in order to maintain an artificial issue.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. United States religious leader who was the first person born in the United States to be canonized (1774-1821)
- v. attack someone physically or emotionally
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Along with Robert Baden Powell, Seton is the lesser-known co-founder the Boy Scouts of America.
The new affiliation with UT Southwestern will add something called the Seton-UT Southwestern Institute for Clinical Investigation.
The sequel will offer 21 multiplayer maps, including revamped versions of popular maps from the first game, such as Seton's Clutch and Finn's Revenge.
The sequel will offer 21 multiplayer maps, including revamped versions of popular maps from the first game such as Seton's Clutch and Finn's Revenge, and there will be only two primary differences between multiplayer on the PC and on the Xbox 360: the PC version will support up to eight players, while the Xbox 360 version will support up to four.
That's today's poll, courtesy of Patrick "Seton" O'Connor.
"Seton," he said, his voice betraying intense excitement, "Look!
The situation at Marquette (and the controversy at Seton Hall) were cited in a statement released Monday by Cary Nelson, national president of the American Association of University Professors.
W. King Mott, associate professor of political science and gender studies at Seton Hall University, clearly has earned respect from colleagues at the Roman Catholic institution.
Mott, the Seton Hall professor who was demoted, said he sees Catholic colleges relying on gay faculty while pretending that they don't exist.
Seton Hall could well expect the instructor to distinguish between church doctrine and his own beliefs, but an instructor of the history of marriage might well desire to include comment on contemporary debates.