set in


set in


Definition of SET IN

transitive verb
:  insert; especially :  to stitch (a small part) within a large article <set in a sleeve of a dress>
intransitive verb
:  to become established

Examples of SET IN

  1. <a cold spell set in sometime last week>

First Known Use of SET IN

15th century


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