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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • In the Bible, the third son of Adam and Eve.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. The third son of Adam and Eve.
  • proper n. A male given name.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • proper n. An evil beast-headed god with high square ears and a long snout; his was the brother and murderer of Osiris. Called also Set

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Same as sith for since.
  • n. Same as saith.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. evil Egyptian god with the head of a beast that has high square ears and a long snout; brother and murderer of Osiris
  • n. (Old Testament) third son of Adam and Eve; given by God in place of the murdered Abel

Etymologies

From Hebrew שֵׁת (Šet, "chosen one, anointed"). (Wiktionary)

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