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. Attack or assail, as in
The dog set at the postman
The hyenas set upon the wounded lion
. The first term dates from the early 1400s, the variant from the late 1300s.
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O, he's drunk, Sir Toby, an hour agone; his eyes were set at eight i' th' morning.
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