Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)
DEEP-SITTEN, adj. comb. Applied to eggs in which the chick has actually begun to form (Fif.1 1940; also simply deep). Also found in n.Eng. dial.[Eng. deep, adv., + sitten, pa.p. of Sit.]
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