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sit +‎ fast


sitfast (plural sitfasts)

  1. A callosity with inflamed edges, on the back of a horse, under the saddle.


sitfast (not comparable)

  1. Fixed; stationary; immovable.
    • Emerson
      'Tis good, when you have crossed the sea and back, / To find the sitfast acres where you left them.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for sitfast in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)