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Meaning of SORTITION

Pronunciation:  sowr'tishun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  making a chance decision by using lots (straws or pebbles etc.) that are thrown or drawn
 

SORTITION is a 9 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: casting lots, drawing lots
 
 See Also: conclusion, decision, determination

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Sor*ti"tion\, n. [L. sortitio, from sortiri to draw
or cast lots, fr. sors, sortis, a lot.]
Selection or appointment by lot. [Obs.] --Bp. Hall.

 

 

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