Origin of dead set
Examples from the Web for dead set
If he's dead-set on the wrong side, why, she's jist as dead-set on the right side, and that makes a mortal difference.The Story Of Kennett|Bayard Taylor
In four they are held back when dead-set on a very wrong course.Quiet Talks on Power|S.D. Gordon
I wonder you don't realize that there are more ways of making up to a man than the dead-set method.Tiny Luttrell|Ernest William Hornung
All a part of the game, dear old pal, the dead-set at the noble and rich.
As they saw by this that there was a dead-set made against them, they then decided to form a volunteer military company.Some Reminiscences of old Victoria|Edgar Fawcett