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 Setting a Saw.Setting of Plaster or Paint. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Setting of a Jewel.
 
The frame of gold or silver surrounding a jewel in a ring, brooch, etc.   1
       
“This precious stone set in the silver sea.”
       
Shakespeare: Richard II., ii. 1.
 


 Setting a Saw.Setting of Plaster or Paint. 

 
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