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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sist v. t.
 1. Scots Law 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. [Scot.]
    Some, however, have preposterously sisted nature as the first or generative principle.   --Sir W. Hamilton.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sist n. Scots Law A stay or suspension of proceedings; an order for a stay of proceedings.