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setout

[set-out] /ˈsɛtˌaʊt/
noun, Informal.
1.
preparations, especially for beginning a journey.
2.
start or outset.
3.
things set or laid out for use or display, as food on a table.
4.
getup or outfit.
5.
an entertaining event.
Origin of setout
1800-1810
First recorded in 1800-10; noun use of verb phrase set out
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  • As soon as the victims proved favourable they all setout, the Arcadians following with the rest.

    Anabasis Xenophon

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