Definition of sett in English:

sett

Syllabification: sett
(also set)

noun

1The lair or burrow of a badger.
More example sentences
  • His mother gave birth to him and his brother in a garage in Cumbria because all the badger setts had been flooded.
  • However, the plans must change as the proposed route runs through a badger sett and it would be illegal to disturb them.
  • Swindon is blessed with many badger setts around the town but the rapid growth taking place has seen many of our badgers put at risk.
2The particular pattern of stripes in a tartan.

Origin

Middle English: variant of set2, the spelling with -tt prevailing in technical senses.

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