well-set

adjective \ ˈwel-ˈset \

Definition of well-set

1 : well or firmly established
  • well-set in his own values
  • —William Johnson
2 : strongly built
  • a well-set athlete

First Known Use of well-set

14th century

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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