Seton

Definitions

  • Sitting in Seton's little study
    Sitting in Seton's little study
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Seton United States religious leader who was the first person born in the United States to be canonized (1774-1821)
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Seton (Med. & Far) A few silk threads or horsehairs, or a strip of linen or the like, introduced beneath the skin by a knife or needle, so as to form an issue; also, the issue so formed.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n Seton In surgery:
    • n Seton A skein of silk or cotton, or similar material, passed under the true skin and the cellular tissue beneath, in order to maintain an artificial issue.
    • Seton To pass a tape or strip of linen through the skin to form a fistula; use a seton-needle and seton to obtain counter-irritation, to apply medicaments, and to secure drainage.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Seton sē′tn (surg.) an artificially produced sinus or channel, through which some substance, as a skein of cotton or silk, or a long flat piece of india-rubber or gutta-percha, is passed so as to excite suppuration, and to keep the artificially formed openings patent: also the inserted material.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. séton,cf. It. setone,), from L. seta, a thick, stiff hair, a bristle
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr. séton (It. setone)—Low L. seto—L. seta, a bristle.

Usage

In literature:

Here fell Lieutenant-Colonel Eager, and close to him Major Seton of the Royal Irish Rifles.
"South Africa and the Transvaal War, Vol. 2 (of 6)" by Louis Creswicke
There are but few on this subject, and the one I consider the best was compiled by Ernest Seton-Thompson under great difficulties.
"Girl Scouts in the Adirondacks" by Lillian Elizabeth Roy
Seton, Sir Bruce, ii.
"The Life of Gordon, Volume II" by Demetrius Charles Boulger
I say, Seton, just look there!
"Little Folks (July 1884)" by Various
An issue or seton on the part.
"Zoonomia, Vol. II" by Erasmus Darwin
Seton and myself rowed like galley slaves.
"The True Story Book"
Seton, Major H. J., 298.
"History of the War in South Africa 1899-1902 v. 1 (of 4)" by Frederick Maurice
Seton, Mrs. Ernest T, 73-4.
"The History of Woman Suffrage, Volume VI" by Various
Ernest Thompson Seton was born in the northern part of England.
"Modern Americans" by Chester Sanford
In 1876 he resigned the presidency of Seton Hall College.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 4" by Various
Put seton in the neck just under the ear.
"The Dog" by Dinks, Mayhew, and Hutchinson
Mr. Ernest Thompson Seton talked on wild animals, to the enjoyment of both young and old.
"The Story of Chautauqua" by Jesse Lyman Hurlbut
A seton was a long strip of linen or cotton thread passed through the skin by a seton needle.
"Bloodletting Instruments in the National Museum of History and Technology" by Audrey Davis
Select chapters from Ernest Thompson Seton's "The Biography of a Grizzly" (Century Co.), "Lives of the Hunted" (Scribner).
"The Complete Club Book for Women" by Caroline French Benton
They reached Copley's establishment, Seton Manor, just before dark.
"Hard Pressed" by Fred M. White
In America here Ernest Thompson Seton had much the same idea.
"The Boy Scouts of Bob's Hill" by Charles Pierce Burton
Some people think that she is cut out by another fine girl, a Miss Jane Seton; but I don't.
"The Cruise of the Frolic" by W.H.G. Kingston
By HENRY SETON MERRIMAN.
"What Gunpowder Plot Was" by Samuel Rawson Gardiner
In 1583 he accompanied his father, Lord Seton, on an embassy to Henry III.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 8" by Various
Ernest Thompson Seton's story of a rabbit's life is good for the purpose.
"A Guide for the Study of Animals" by Worrallo Whitney
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In news:

Binghamton, NY (WBNG Binghamton) Ithaca jumped out to a 7-0 lead and rolled to a 17 to 5 win at Seton.
After arriving in the US, he received a graduate degree from Seton Hall University in New Jersey.
Evenings the place is used mainly by locals and students from Seton Hall.
After more than a two-week layoff, the Lake Placid girls tennis team was back on the court Friday, June 10 in a showdown for the Section VII, Class C title with Seton Catholic.
Seton Hall battles back against Washington, before falling 84-73 in overtime.
Seton Hall routs UMKC, 75-36 in season-opener, as PG Tom Maayan surprises.
Seton Hall Pirates calendar and results.
Seton Hall Pirates vs N.C.
Seton Hall Pirates vs LSU Tigers.
Seton Hall Pirates vs Rhode Island Rams.
Seton Hall Pirates at St Peter's Peacocks.
Seton Hall Pirates at NJIT Highlanders.
Aquille Carr will wait until spring to sign with Seton Hall.
Seton Hall 76, Maine 49.
Louisville swats away Seton Hall 61-55.
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