Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A callosity with inflamed edges, on the back of a horse, under the saddle.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Fixed; stationary; immovable.
  • n. A callosity with inflamed edges, on the back of a horse, under the saddle.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Stationary; fixed; immovable; steadfast.
  • n. In farriery, a circumscribed callosity of the skin in horses or other saddle- and pack-animals, due to pressure of the load.
  • n. The creeping buttercup, Ranunculus repens, so called from the difficulty in eradicating it.
  • n. The rest-harrow, Ononis repens. See rest-harrow, 1.
  • n. A fixed object, as an obstacle encountered by a plow.

Etymologies

sit +‎ fast? (Wiktionary)

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