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Setter Set"ter, v. t.
To cut the dewlap (of a cow or an ox), and to insert a seton,
so as to cause an issue. [Prov. Eng.]
Setter Set"ter, n.
1. One who, or that which, sets; -- used mostly in
composition with a noun, as typesetter; or in combination
with an adverb, as a setter on (or inciter), a setter up,
a setter forth.
2. (Zo["o]l.) A hunting dog of a special breed originally
derived from a cross between the spaniel and the pointer.
Modern setters are usually trained to indicate the
position of game birds by standing in a fixed position,
but originally they indicated it by sitting or crouching.
Note: There are several distinct varieties of setters; as,
the Irish, or red, setter; the Gordon setter, which is
usually red or tan varied with black; and the English
setter, which is variously colored, but usually white
and tawny red, with or without black.
3. One who hunts victims for sharpers. --Shak.
4. One who adapts words to music in composition.
5. An adornment; a decoration; -- with off. [Obs.]
They come as . . . setters off of thy graces.
6. (Pottery) A shallow seggar for porcelain. --Ure.
Meaning of Setter from wikipedia
- The setter
is a type of gundog
used most often
game such as quail, pheasant, and grouse. In the UK, the four setter
- The Irish Setter
") is a setter
, a breed
of gundog, and family
dog. The term Irish Setter
- the setter
is also a jump set that is used when the ball is too close
to the net. In this case the setter
- English Setter
is a medium-size breed
of dog. It is part of the setter
group, which includes
the red Irish Setters
Red and White Setters
, and black-and-tan...
- Gordon Setter
is a large breed
of dog, a member
of the setter family
that also includes
both the better-known Irish Setter
and the English Setter
is a type of gundog. Setter
may also refer
of the term in object-oriented programming Setter
- The Irish
Red and White Setter
(Irish: An Sotar
Rua agus Bán) is a breed
of dog. As with all setters
, it is cl****ified as a gundog
in the UK and is included...
- Jane Setter
(born 18 July 1966 in Eastbourne) is a British
phonetician. She teaches
at the University
of Reading, where
she is Professor
- "British-style" crosswords. Compilers
of cryptic crosswords
are commonly called
" in the UK. Cryptic crossword puzzles
come in two main types: the basic...
there, but Nadal
at the French
Open in an epic five-setter
9–7 in the fifth. In August
won in Montreal, denying