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sett

 (sĕt)
n.
1. The number of warp threads per inch or centimeter on a loom.
2. A badger's den.
3. A paving stone.

[Variant of set, act of setting, place where something is set.]

sett

(sɛt) or

set

n
1. (Civil Engineering) a small rectangular paving block made of stone, such as granite, used to provide a durable road surface. Compare cobblestone
2. (Zoology) the burrow of a badger
3. (Clothing & Fashion)
a. a square in a pattern of tartan
b. the pattern itself
[C19: variant of set1 (n)]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sett - rectangular paving stone with curved topsett - rectangular paving stone with curved top; once used to make roads
paving stone - a stone used for paving
Translations

sett

[set] Nmadriguera f (de tejón)

sett

[ˈsɛt] n [badger] → terrier m

sett

, (US) set
n (= badger’s den)Bau m
References in periodicals archive ?
On Saturday we dug out the badger sett but they escaped through different tunnels.
Police say "concerted efforts" have been made to damage the large sett, which is still being used by badgers.
To accomplish these goals, the SETT recruited expertise from across the CGMS membership, including from its academic partners, and compiled members' experiences and ideas on how to evaluate the usefulness of meteorological data.
Cleveland Police confirmed an 18-year-old Middlesbrough man has been arrested on suspicion of interfering with a badger sett.
The gang had travelled some distance from their homes in a vehicle fit for cross-country use and he said that the sett was in an extremely rural location and it would have required extensive knowledge of badgers and their habits to find them.
He said the sett was in an extremely rural location and it would have required extensive knowledge of badgers and their habits to find them.
If a body count, or examination of the badgers is required, then a digger can recover them from the sett.
Hayley Jones, manager of the Badger's Sett, pictured, said: "This is our first fundraising event for this great charity and we are hoping to hold more over the summer.
The aim of our paper was to find natural and anthropogenic features important for sett habitat selection in BPF within the boundaries of Poland (595 [km.
Badgers will also dig small holes in the ground near the sett for its droppings, called dung pits.
He has watched generations of badgers come and go at the sett near his home, where locals know him as The Badgerman.