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sit in the catbird seat

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sit-in

noun

An illegal occupation of a place in order to make a political or philosophical statement

[1960s+; the term was popularized during the movement for black civil rights and has many offspring: be-in, love-in, puke-in, etc]


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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