setter

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noun set·ter \ˈse-tər\

Definition of setter

  1. 1 :  one that sets

  2. 2 :  a large bird dog (as an Irish setter) of a type trained to point on finding game

15th Century

First Known Use of setter

15th century


SETTER Defined for English Language Learners

setter

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noun set·ter \ˈse-tər\

Definition of setter for English Language Learners

  • : a person or thing that determines or establishes something

  • : a large dog that has long ears and long, smooth hair


SETTER Defined for Kids

setter

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noun set·ter \ˈse-tər\

Definition of setter for Students

  1. 1 :  a large dog that has long hair and is used in hunting birds

  2. 2 :  someone or something that sets



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