Origin of session
Examples from the Web for sessions
But in more middle-class and working-class neighborhoods, sessions are typically a fourth of that price.Iran’s Becoming a Footloose Nation as Dance Lessons Spread|IranWire|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
At the end of one of our sessions I join them in their kitchen for yet another drink.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Andy Johns engineered the sessions and we recorded it at Olympic Studios.When Gary Wright Met George Harrison: Dream Weaver, John and Yoko, and More|Gary Wright|September 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It'll only buzz during "coaching" sessions that users voluntarily try out to help them build a habit of good posture.
The Ferguson municipal court canceled its August sessions because of the turmoil, but it is expected to resume in September.Ferguson Feeds Off the Poor: Three Warrants a Year Per Household|Michael Daly|August 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
During the sessions of 1866 and 1873 he was speaker of the assembly.Fifty Years In The Northwest|William Henry Carman Folsom
Only nineteen Acts were passed in the two sessions of 1868 and 1869.Our First Half-Century|Government of Queensland
As it was about three weeks to sessions, they were permitted to remain at the Compter during that time.
Whether the Council resumed its sessions after the plague had subsided it is almost impossible to say.
He had had some sessions in the art, but not nearly enough to make him proficient.Planet of the Damned|Harry Harrison
- 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.