Definitions starting with S

ID #5409

set

v. 1. [Car.; DHS, to fix on a victim] to apply the forces of magic; to cast a spell: 1918 Dis witchman . . set de cocoanut tree (Parsons 95). cf. FIX <Black>

2. [also dial. in Brit. (OED), US (ADD)] to sit. <Gen.>

3. [OED idem] to punt (a boat). <San Sal., Andros>

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Last update: 2011-08-17 17:05
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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