Origin of session
Examples from the Web for sessional
Historical Examples of sessional
Some of the select committees are appointed regularly every year, and are therefore known as sessional committees.
There are also a couple of sessional committees whose work is wholly concerned with private bills and are described therewith.
I forget precisely how it came about that I secured my first sessional appointment in the gallery of the House of Commons.Recollections
David Christie Murray
If, however, the sessional acts be included, the collection would amount to over 1500 volumes.How to Form a Library, 2nd ed
H. B. Wheatley
Then comes the sessional judgment of the living nations, as recorded in Matthew xxv.Notes on the Book of Deuteronomy, Volume I
Charles Henry Mackintosh
- the time during which classes are held
- a school or university term or year
Word Origin for session
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.
see bull session.