Setter

Definition of 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.(Zool.) 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.
3.One who hunts victims for sharpers.
4.One who adapts words to music in composition.
5.An adornment; a decoration; - with off.
They come as . . . setters off of thy graces.
- Whitlock.
6.(Pottery) A shallow seggar for porcelain.
v. t.1.To cut the dewlap (of a cow or an ox), and to insert a seton, so as to cause an issue.

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compositor, pressman, printer, typesetter, typographer
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