sett

[[t]se̱t[/t]]
setts
N-COUNT
A sett is the place where a badger lives.

English dictionary. 2008.

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  • Sett — Sett, n. See {Set}, n., 2 (e) and 3. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sett. — sett. abbr. settentrionale …   Dizionario italiano

  • sett — [set] n a passage in the ground made by a ↑badger as a place to live …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • sett — [ set ] noun count an underground hole where a BADGER lives …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • sett — see SET (Cf. set) (n.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • sett — is still a common variant spelling of set in the meanings (1) a badger s burrow and (2) a paving block …   Modern English usage

  • sett — (also set) ► NOUN 1) the earth or burrow of a badger. 2) a granite paving block. ORIGIN variant of SET(Cf. ↑set) …   English terms dictionary

  • sett — Set Set, n. 1. The act of setting, as of the sun or other heavenly body; descent; hence, the close; termination. Locking at the set of day. Tennyson. [1913 Webster] The weary sun hath made a golden set. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. That which is set,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sett — nar·ra·gan·sett; ro·sett·er; sett; …   English syllables

  • sett — UK [set] / US noun [countable] Word forms sett : singular sett plural setts an underground hole where a badger lives …   English dictionary

  • Sett — A sett, or set, is a network of tunnels making up a badger s homestead. The largest setts are spacious enough to accommodate 15 animals, with up to 300 m (1000 ft) of tunnels and as many as 40 openings. It takes several years to dig these setts.… …   Wikipedia

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