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sessile of a leaf or the like, attached at the base directly to the stem of the plant. [2 definitions]
session a legislative or judicial meeting or meetings. [5 definitions]
sestet the group of six lines that forms the second stanza of an Italian sonnet. (Cf. octave.)
sestina a poem, consisting of six six-line stanzas and a three-line envoy, that repeats the end words of the first stanza in varying combinations throughout.
set to put in a particular position or location. [25 definitions]
seta in biology, a stiff hair, bristle, or bristlelike part.
set about to start (a task or undertaking).
setaceous having or made of bristles; bristly. [2 definitions]
set at naught to disregard or treat as worthless or insignificant.
setback something that slows, stops, or reverses progress. [2 definitions]
set eyes on to get a view of; see.
set fire to to cause to start burning; ignite.
set in to begin to be established or take effect.
setoff in architecture, a projecting ledge or shelf. [2 definitions]
set one's cap for to try to attract as a husband.
set piece a literary, musical, or other artistic work, or part of such a work, that aims to achieve certain effects, esp. technically impressive ones. [2 definitions]
set sail to start out on or as if on a sea voyage.
setscrew an often headless screw that holds one piece firmly against another. [2 definitions]
set shot a shot made by a basketball player while standing in place.
set store by to hold in esteem; value.
settee a seat with a back and usu. arms, on which two or more persons can sit.