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setter (n.)

"one who sets (something)," c. 1400, agent noun from set (v.). As a type of hunting-dog (originally a type of spaniel), 1570s, so called because the dog is "set" on game.

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Definitions of setter

setter (n.)
one who sets written material into type;
setter (n.)
a long-haired dog formerly trained to crouch on finding game but now to point;
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