Definitions

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  • v. Second-person singular simple present form of set

Etymologies

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set + -est

Examples

  • So we found the two of thee, hoping that perhaps all three would be together when we overtook the Knight himselfthat the lookout thou settest so cunningly a mile at thy rear would betray thy whereabouts in the hurried attempt to warn thee. 4

    Virginity

  • Gunnar answered, “Never gettest thou that wealth; and men of might must thou meet here, or ever we lay by life if thou wilt deal with us in battle; ah, belike thou settest forth this feast like a great man, and wouldst not hold thine hand from erne and wolf!”

    The Story of the Volsungs

  • Then he went on to talk with her at great length and said, “I am now certified of the truth of my dream, for thou art the dove and I the eagle, and there is no hope but that this must be, for, the moment I set eyes on thee, thou tookest possession of my vitals and settest my heart a-fire for love of thee!”

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Then quoth the Hunchback, “By Allah, O Shaykh of the Ifrits, ever since thou settest me in this place, I have not lifted my head; so Allah upon thee, take pity and entreat me kindly!”

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • I found myself a clean eunuch with nothing left, and my master said to me, “Even as thou hast burned my heart for the things I held dearest, so have I burnt thy heart for that of thy members whereby thou settest most store!”

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Beware lest thou look too long on him, or thou look on any other than that where thou settest thy feet: else thou art a lost man, and I also.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • The countries of Syria and Nubia, the land of Egypt, Thou settest every man in his place, Thou suppliest their necessities: Everyone has his food, and his time of life is reckoned.

    Legends of the Sun

  • When settest thou out for the Isle of Wight, love?

    Clarissa Harlowe

  • Have I not, before thou settest out as an advocate for my fair-one, often brought thee in, as making objections to my proceedings, for no other reason than to exalt myself by proving thee a man of straw?

    Clarissa Harlowe

  • Thou puttest my feet also in the stocks, and lookest narrowly unto all my paths; thou settest a print upon the heels of my feet.

    Villaraigosa And Nunez Cut And Run - Video Report

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