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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.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Scores of bikers are expected at 10am when the Ride Out to Crieff, Loch Earn and Callander sets off. There are prizes at all three destinations and a Shoei helmet up for grabs for the overall winner.
Revving up for the run: Scrutineer Dave Bowlas checks the paperwork of Jeff Dunn before he sets off in his 1953 TD.
Meanwhile, visitors to Kingsbury Water Park are being invited to enjoy the park's spring flowers and blossom when a two-hour walk sets off from the information centre at 10.30am on the same day.