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well-set

[ wel-set ]
/ ˈwɛlˈsɛt /
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adjective
firmly set or fixed.
strongly formed: a well-set human body.
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Origin of well-set

Middle English word dating back to 1300–50
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British Dictionary definitions for well-set

well-set

adjective (well set when postpositive)
firmly established
(of a person) strongly built
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