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v. to schedule, as to "set a case for trial."

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SET, contracts. Foreign bills of exchange are generally drawn in parts; as, "pay this my first bill of exchange, second and third of the same tenor and date not paid;" the whole of these parts, which make but one bill, are called a set. Chit. Bills, 175, 6, (edition of 1836); 2 Pardess. n. 342.

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The party setting off itself has an obligation (in this case the term deposit obligation) and is entitled to satisfy that obligation by setting off an obligation owed to it by the other party (in this case the loan obligation).
Charges over the setting off of fireworks and throwing of objects have also been levelled at the Royal Belgian Football Association after their 3-0 victory over the Republic of Ireland.
People should refrain from setting off fireworks in residential areas and launch them in spacious areas instead.
Northumberland Fire and Rescue Service wants people to enjoy themselves in a safe environment at displays, many of which are free to attend, rather than setting off fireworks in their gardens or building bonfires themselves.
If it can't be avoided, try setting off early in the day or leave late in the afternoon to avoid the traffic congestion.
Hayes and his team are setting off on their 3,500 kilometre journey across the Greenland ice cap to raise awareness of the issue of 'sustainability' and how countries worldwide need to address their use of the planet's resources.
City fat-cats are making the most of generous redundancy payments by setting off on the pin-striped version of student gap years, according to a new study.
Setting off in the car and towing a caravan, the family from Llandyrnog had only reached Rhewl, about four miles away, when both vehicles caught fire.
Frail Phylis James vanished on Friday after setting off on an 80-mile journey through Wales in her green Ford Fiesta.
Cylindrical shells are ideal for setting off multi-stage explosions.
Greg Houghton, 57, vanished on September 24 after setting off for the 3,000ft mountain range.