to set on foot love


from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. to put in motion; to originate; as, to set on foot a subscription.
  • transitive v. to set going; to put in motion; to start.


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  • Mr. Emmerson went to him yesterday on the receipt of your letter, and informed him of its contents, and it was concluded to set on foot a private friendly subscription to help Farmer John in his concerns.

    Life and Remains of John Clare


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