The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Visit \Vis"it\, n. [Cf. F. visite. See Visit, v. t., and cf.
1. The act of visiting, or going to see a person or thing; a
brief stay of business, friendship, ceremony, curiosity,
or the like, usually longer than a call; as, a visit of
civility or respect; a visit to Saratoga; the visit of a
2. The act of going to view or inspect; an official or formal
inspection; examination; visitation; as, the visit of a
trustee or inspector.
Right of visit (Internat. Law), the right of visitation.
See Visitation, 4.