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Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From ā- + settan.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

āsettan

  1. to set up, set out, place,
  2. appoint
    Hē hæfde Grendle toġēanes seleweard āseted
    He had set a hall-ward against Grendel
    Þām prēoste þe hē of his circan āsette
    To the priest which he appointed from his church
  3. propose, suggest
    Þū āsettest rǣdels
    Thou proposest a riddle

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DescendantsEdit

  • Middle English: aset