sharp-set

adjective
\ ˈshärp-ˈset How to pronounce sharp-set (audio) \

Definition of sharp-set

archaic
: eager in appetite or desire

First Known Use of sharp-set

1540, in the meaning defined above

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“Sharp-set.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sharp-set. Accessed 27 Oct. 2021.

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