set down


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Set Down

To list a case in a court calendar or docket for trial or hearing during a particular term.

set down

verb book, calender, chronicle, commit to writing, docket, enter, jot down, line up, list, note, place, plan, post, program, put on record, record, register, schedule, slate
Associated concepts: set down for trial
See also: alight, avow, browbeat, deliver, enter, express, formulate, itemize, note, record, render
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I set down again, a-shaking all over, and got out my pipe for a smoke; for the house was all as still as death now, and so the widow wouldn't know.
In this I was whipped into the air and set down again on the deck, where the captain stood ready waiting for me, and instantly slipped back his arm under mine.
Quite the contrary," said the bachelor; "for, as stultorum infinitum est numerus, innumerable are those who have relished the said history; but some have brought a charge against the author's memory, inasmuch as he forgot to say who the thief was who stole Sancho's Dapple; for it is not stated there, but only to be inferred from what is set down, that he was stolen, and a little farther on we see Sancho mounted on the same ass, without any reappearance of it.
Possibly the suggestions which I gained upon Mars, and the knowledge which I can set down in this chronicle, will aid in an earlier understanding of the mysteries of our sister planet; mysteries to you, but no longer mysteries to me.
My visitor, who had watched these metamorphoses with a keen eye, smiled, set down the glass upon the table, and then turned and looked upon me with an air of scrutiny.
Accordingly I set down the largest stake allowed by the rules--namely, 4000 gulden--and lost.
Thank you very much," said the Scarecrow, when he had been set down on the ground.
Not only the members of the Reform, but the general public, made heavy wagers for or against Phileas Fogg, who was set down in the betting books as if he were a race-horse.
The different divisions of that kind of news are set down in their order, which varies but slightly in its arrangement of concise headlines.
But I have set down these few only, of certain credit, for example.
The house is small and white, set down in a delightful little hollow that drops away from the road.
Yet he has related the incident herein set down to at least one person without exacting a pledge of secrecy.