Definition for SET'TER


  1. One that sets; as, a setter on, or inciter; a setter up; a setter forth, &c.
  2. A dog that beats the field and starts birds for sportsmen.
  3. A man that performs the office of a setting dog, or finds persons to be plundered. South.
  4. One that adapts words to music in composition.
  5. Whatever sets off, adorns or recommends. [Not used.] – Whitlock.

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