Origin of session
British Dictionary definitions for presession
- the time during which classes are held
- a school or university term or year
Word Origin for session
Word Origin and History for presession
late 14c., "periodical sitting of a court," from Old French session "act or state of sitting; assembly," from Latin sessionem (nominative sessio) "act of sitting; a seat; loitering; a session," noun of action from past participle stem of sedere "to sit" (see sedentary). Sense of "period set aside for some activity" is first recorded 1920, in bull session, probably from quarter sessions courts (see quarter (n.)). Musical sense of "recording occasion in a studio" is from 1927.
Idioms and Phrases with presession
see bull session.