set–to

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noun \ˈset-ˌtü\

Definition of set–to

plural

set–tos

  1. :  a usually brief and vigorous fight or debate

1743

First Known Use of set–to

1743


SET–TO Defined for English Language Learners

set-to

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noun

Definition of set–to for English Language Learners

  • : a usually short fight or argument

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