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 Set Scene.Set’ebos. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Set-to (A).
 
A boxing match, a pugilistic fight, a scolding. In pugilism the combatants are by their seconds “set to the scratch” or line marked on the ground.   1
 


 Set Scene.Set’ebos. 

 
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