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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 victim was set upon by four men near Doctor Duncan's, on St John's Lane
They were just a few metres into the Marton park when the duo were set upon by two white American Bulldogs and two tanned Boxers who were off their leads.
Moreover, the president has signed an order according to which, the monthly salary of employees of housing and communal services, transport and communications, financed through the state budget, set upon the Single Tariff Scale, have been increased by 10 percent on average from March 1, 2018.
Wife Judith says he was "left in a right mess" by an unknown man who set upon him in the corridor near the toilets.
The victim was set upon by a masked gang who attacked him with iron bars in the early hours of Sunday.
Three of the hives, on a disused railway line between Stonehouse and Larkhall, in Lanarkshire, were set upon by the yobs last Friday.
The 20-year-old was left with a broken nose and cheekbone and after he was set upon outside New revealed his ugly injuries to the Chronicle in the hope that witnesses would come forward.
The complainant was set upon by three men and his rings taken off his fingers.
But when he came out into the street in Cleckheaton, West Yorkshire, he was set upon by a gang of men and women.
Summary: A gang has set upon a crowd of hungry Haitians waiting for aid at a food distribution centre on the outskirts of Port-au-Prince.