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set

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 world No.1 came back from two sets down in the fourth round against Kevin Anderson last year - and is lucky to get the chance to try again today.
Defending champion Djokovic will return on Saturday hoping to repeat his comeback from two sets down against Kevin Anderson in last year's fourth round, a match that also spanned two days.
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Six-times champion Roger Federer came back from the brink of a dramatic first-round exit at Wimbledon, recovering from two sets down to beat gritty Colombian Alejandro Falla 5-7 4-6 6-4 7-6 6-0.
Lloyd booked his quarterfinal place in equally dramatic fashion, coming from two sets down against Kevin Painter to win 3-2.
The Swiss maestro battled back from two sets down and twice saved match point before the 22-year-old Spaniard finally prevailed 6-4 6-4 6-7 6-7 9-7 in dark conditions on Centre Court.
The IPPC Directive sets down requirements for highly polluting industrial and agricultural activities.
The IPCC Directive sets down requirements for highly polluting industrial and agricultural activities.
It sets down the motors on a rack, from which a third Engel robot packs them into boxes for shipping.
Hewitt has not played since that five-set thriller against the Swiss star, when he came back from two sets down to seal Australia's place in the final, and the experience remains fresh in the mind.
Against Sergio Roitman, Nicolas Lapentti and Robredo, Costa was forced to fight back from two sets down before winning the clash.