Origin of unset
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Examples from the Web for unset
An' I found out, though she never'd say another word, that it unset her more'n it did me.
An' I found out, though she never 'd say another word, that it unset her more'n it did me.
It was unset, but the two girls realized that it was rarely beautiful.Madge Morton's Victory
Amy D.V. Chalmers
The present my lady friend had received was a large, unset topaz.There is no Death
And with that he displayed a ruby, unset, that was like a clot of blood.The Truth About Tristrem Varick
- not yet solidified or firm
- (of a gem) not yet in a setting
- (of textual matter) not yet composed
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