- a person who sets or a thing used in setting: often used in compounds: pinsetter
- a member of any of three breeds ( English setter, Gordon setter, Irish setter) of long-haired bird dog trained to find game and point out its position while standing rigid
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- One that sets: a setter of printing type; a setter of rabbit traps.
- Any of several breeds of longhaired hunting dogs originally trained to indicate the presence of game by crouching in a set position.