Definition of Setters

1. Noun. (plural of setter) ¹



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Definition of Setters

1. setter [n] - See also: setter

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Setters

sets in
sets off
sets on fire
sets out
sets sail
sets up
setscrew
setscrews
sett
settee
settees
setter
settered
settering
setterlike
setters (current term)
setterwort
setterworts
settest
setteth
setting
setting about
setting apart
setting aside
setting back
setting expansion
setting fire
setting foot
setting forth
setting hen

Literary usage of Setters

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1. Outing (1893)
"In the Derby the English setters Toledo Bee and Phyllis T. were first and fourth ... All but the winner are English setters. Next came the New England Field ..."

2. Dynamic Evolution: A Study of the Causes of Evolution and Degeneracy by Casper Lavater Redfield (1914)
"TN 1825 Edward Laverack of England * bought a brace of setters, Ponto and Moll, a dog and a bitch. Forty years later he had the best setters in the world. ..."

3. Sporting Magazine edited by [Anonymus AC02751662] (1823)
"I have always been averse to deviate too far from the course of nature: " All should be confined ; And there is no doubt that pointers or setters were by ..."

4. The Employments of Women: A Cyclopaedia of Woman's Work by Virginia Penny (1863)
"Type Rubbers and setters. At P. & Co.'s, I saw the whole process of type making. ... The setters earn from $1.50 to $2 a week. It is very simple, ..."

5. The Sporting Dog by Joseph Alexander Graham (1904)
"CHAPTER VII IRISH AND GORDON setters WHILE it is an admitted fact that Irish setters have not held their own either in public events or in the favor of ..."

6. A Practical Treatise on the Manufacture of Brick, Tiles and Terra-cotta by Charles Thomas Davis (1895)
"The tiles are placed in large porous earthen vessels, called setters among the potters who make pots and cups. The setter is filled with tiles and a lid ..."

7. Clinical Lectures and Essays by James Paget (1879)
"I believe that, in the large majority of cases, bone- setters treat injuries of joints, of whatever kind, with wrenching and other movements of them. ..."

8. The Employments of Women: A Cyclopaedia of Woman's Work. By Virginia Penny by Virginia Penny (1863)
"Type Rubbers and setters. At P. & Co.'s, I saw the whole process of type making. ... The setters earn from $1.50 to $- a week. It is very simple, ..."

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