One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A body of people who sit together, an assembly; especially a council of church elders.
Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Stephen Marshall (?1594–1655), Church of England clergyman. From classical Latin consessus gathering, assembly, meeting, (with reference to jurors) court, (in a theatre) audience from consess-, past participial stem of consīdēre to sit together + -tus, suffix forming verbal nouns.
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