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  • n. The ability to endure or carry on with an activity.


From German Sitzfleisch, from sitzen ("to sit") + Fleisch ("flesh"). (Wiktionary)



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  • Sitzfleisch: a term used in chess to indicate winning by use of the glutei muscles -- the habit of remaining stolid in one's seat hour by hour, making moves that are sound but uninspired, until one's opponent blunders through boredom. Also known as "ass power".

    June 29, 2015