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Assession As*ses"sion, n. [L. assessio, fr. assid?re to sit by or near; ad + sed?re to sit. See Sit.] A sitting beside or near.
Chose in possession
Chose Chose, n.; pl. Choses. [F., fr. L. causa cause, reason. See Cause.] (Law) A thing; personal property. Chose in action, a thing of which one has not possession or actual enjoyment, but only a right to it, or a right to demand it by action at law, and which does not exist at the time in specie; a personal right to a thing not reduced to possession, but recoverable by suit at law; as a right to recover money due on a contract, or damages for a tort, which can not be enforced against a reluctant party without suit. Chose in possession, a thing in possession, as distinguished from a thing in action. Chose local, a thing annexed to a place, as a mill. Chose transitory, a thing which is movable. --Cowell. Blount.
County sessions
3. A count; an earl or lord. [Obs.] --Shak. County commissioners. See Commissioner. County corporate, a city or town having the privilege to be a county by itself, and to be governed by its own sheriffs and other magistrates, irrespective of the officers of the county in which it is situated; as London, York, Bristol, etc. [Eng.] --Mozley & W. County court, a court whose jurisdiction is limited to county. County palatine, a county distinguished by particular privileges; -- so called a palatio (from the palace), because the owner had originally royal powers, or the same powers, in the administration of justice, as the king had in his palace; but these powers are now abridged. The counties palatine, in England, are Lancaster, Chester, and Durham. County rates, rates levied upon the county, and collected by the boards of guardians, for the purpose of defraying the expenses to which counties are liable, such as repairing bridges, jails, etc. [Eng.] County seat, a county town. [U.S.] County sessions, the general quarter sessions of the peace for each county, held four times a year. [Eng.] County town, the town of a county, where the county business is transacted; a shire town.
Insession In*ses"sion, n. [L. insessio, fr. insidere, insessum, to sit in. See Insidious.] 1. The act of sitting, as in a tub or bath. ``Used by way of fomentation, insession, or bath.' [R.] --Holland. 2. That in which one sits, as a bathing tub. [R.] Insessions be bathing tubs half full. --Holland.
Joint session
Joint Joint, a. [F., p. p. of joindre. See Join.] 1. Joined; united; combined; concerted; as joint action. 2. Involving the united activity of two or more; done or produced by two or more working together. I read this joint effusion twice over. --T. Hook. 3. United, joined, or sharing with another or with others; not solitary in interest or action; holding in common with an associate, or with associates; acting together; as, joint heir; joint creditor; joint debtor, etc. ``Joint tenants of the world.' --Donne. 4. Shared by, or affecting two or more; held in common; as, joint property; a joint bond. A joint burden laid upon us all. --Shak. Joint committee (Parliamentary Practice), a committee composed of members of the two houses of a legislative body, for the appointment of which concurrent resolutions of the two houses are necessary. --Cushing. Joint meeting, or Joint session, the meeting or session of two distinct bodies as one; as, a joint meeting of committees representing different corporations; a joint session of both branches of a State legislature to chose a United States senator. ``Such joint meeting shall not be dissolved until the electoral votes are all counted and the result declared.' --Joint Rules of Congress, U. S. Joint resolution (Parliamentary Practice), a resolution adopted concurrently by the two branches of a legislative body. ``By the constitution of the United States and the rules of the two houses, no absolute distinction is made between bills and joint resolutions.' --Barclay (Digest). Joint rule (Parliamentary Practice), a rule of proceeding adopted by the concurrent action of both branches of a legislative assembly. ``Resolved, by the House of Representatives (the Senate concurring), that the sixteenth and seventeenth joint rules be suspended for the remainder of the session.' --Journal H. of R., U. S. Joint and several (Law), a phrase signifying that the debt, credit, obligation, etc., to which it is applied is held in such a way that the parties in interest are engaged both together and individually thus a joint and several debt is one for which all the debtors may be sued together or either of them individually. Joint stock, stock held in company. Joint-stock company (Law), a species of partnership, consisting generally of a large number of members, having a capital divided, or agreed to be divided, into shares, the shares owned by any member being usually transferable without the consent of the rest. Joint tenancy (Law), a tenure by two or more persons of estate by unity of interest, title, time, and possession, under which the survivor takes the whole. --Blackstone. Joint tenant (Law), one who holds an estate by joint tenancy.
Obsession Ob*ses"sion, n. [L. obsessio: cf.F. obsession.] 1. The act of besieging. --Johnson. 2. The state of being besieged; -- used specifically of a person beset by a spirit from without. --Tylor. Whether by obsession or possession, I will not determine. --Burton.
Possession Pos*ses"sion, v. t. To invest with property. [Obs.]
Possessionary Pos*ses"sion*a*ry, a. Of or pertaining to possession; arising from possession.
Possessioner Pos*ses"sion*er, n. 1. A possessor; a property holder. [Obs.] ``Possessioners of riches.' --E. Hall. Having been of old freemen and possessioners. --Sir P. Sidney. 2. An invidious name for a member of any religious community endowed with property in lands, buildings, etc., as contrasted with mendicant friars. [Obs.] --Wyclif.
Prepossession Pre`pos*ses"sion, n. 1. Preoccupation; prior possession. --Hammond. 2. Preoccupation of the mind by an opinion, or impression, already formed; preconceived opinion; previous impression; bias; -- generally, but not always, used in a favorable sense; as, the prepossessions of childhood. ``The prejudices and prepossessions of the country.' --Sir W. Scott. Syn: Bent; bias; inclination; preoccupancy; prejudgment. See Bent.
Repossession Re`pos*ses"sion (r?`p?z-z?sh"?n or -p?s s?sh"?n), n. The act or the state of possessing again.
Sessional Ses"sion*al, a. Of or pertaining to a session or sessions.
Supersession Su`per*ses"sion, n. [Cf. OF. supersession. See Supersede.] The act of superseding, or the state of being superseded; supersedure. The general law of diminishing return from land would have undergone, to that extent, a temporary supersession. --J. S. Mill.

Meaning of Session from wikipedia

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