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  • adj. Thoroughly ready; prepared.


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  • Morkere and his companions from Ely, Walfnoth son of Godwine, hostage for Harold's faith, Wulf son of Harold and Ealdgyth, taken, we can hardly doubt, as a babe when Chester opened its gates to William, were all set free; some indeed were put in bonds again by the King's successor.

    William the Conqueror

  • The season for two teams was all set up for one last showdown: a dramatic two-out, bottom-of-the-ninth encounter between two future Hall of Famers.

    One Season

  • He was all set for his date with the 350-degree oven the next morning at 6:00.

    Chicken Soup for the Soul: Family Matters

  • As usual with the Vanross family when the weather was favorable, all set out at the appointed hour for church.

    A Charleston Love Story; or, Hortense Vanross

  • 'By mid - day the men will be all set for land-leave and itching to go.

    Science Fiction Hall of Fame

  • Then they all set out together on the way to the forest, and Hansel threw one after another of the white pebble-stones out of his pocket on the road.

    Good Stories for Great Holidays

  • With thirty-two saves in thirty-six postseason opportunities—including six-for-six against Boston—Mariano Rivera was all set to nourish the body of the Curse of the Bambino once more.

    One Season

  • From the various calls on Mig position, the hastily drawn mental picture indicated that we could look for action in our area and it took only a couple of sweeps of the head before I located a Mig-21, all set up on a quartering head-on pass on us.

    Thud Ridge

  • "Everything all set to go, Dave, apart from the course cor­rection?"

    Behold the Stars

  • Putting on their gloves all set to work in a row in front of the press, an erection formed of two posts connected by a cross-beam, under which the sheaves to be drawn from were laid ears outward, the beam being pegged down by pins in the uprights, and lowered as the sheaves diminished.

    Tess of the d'Urbervilles


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