Sist

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sist

1. To stay, as judicial proceedings; to delay or suspend; to stop.

2. To cause to take a place, as at the bar of a court; hence, to cite; to summon; to bring into court. Some, however, have preposterously sisted nature as the first or generative principle. (Sir W. Hamilton)

Origin: L. Sistere to bring to a stand, to stop.

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