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ˈsit nSe·ton

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Seton, Elizabeth Seton, Saint Elizabeth Ann Bayley Seton, Mother Setonnoun

    United States religious leader who was the first person born in the United States to be canonized (1774-1821)

Wiktionary

  1. setonnoun

    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.

  2. Etymology: From séton

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Setonnoun

    A seton is made when the skin is taken up with a needle, and the wound kept open by a twist of silk or hair, that humours may vent themselves. Farriers call this operation in cattle rowelling. John Quincy

    Etymology: seton, French, from seta, Latin.

    I made a seton to give a vent to the humour. Richard Wiseman.

    If the sinus be of great length depending, make a perforation in the lower part by a seton-needle with a twisted silk. Richard Wiseman, Surgery.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Setonnoun

    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

  2. Etymology: [F. ston (cf. It. setone), from L. seta a thick, stiff hair, a bristle.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Seton

    sē′tn, n. (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. [Fr. séton (It. setone)—Low L. seto—L. seta, a bristle.]

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  1. notes, onset, SONET, steno, stone, tones

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Seton in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Seton in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of Seton in a Sentence

  1. Gary Williams:

    Kevin Willard was a proven winner in the Big East while at Seton Hall, the intensity level of his teams reflect the passion that Kevin will bring to our team and the university.

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