Sett vs Cobblestone - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between sett and cobblestone
is that sett
is the system of tunnels that is the home of a badger while cobblestone
is a rounded stone from a river bed, fit for use as ballast in ships and for paving roads.
As a verb sett
The system of tunnels that is the home of a badger.
The pattern of distinctive threads and yarns that make up the plaid of a Scottish tartan.
A small, square-cut piece of quarried stone used for paving and edging.
* 1911 , Encyclopædia Britannica ,
* 1912 , Joseph Conrad, A Personal Record ,
- Very durable grey granite has been quarried near Aberdeen for more than 300 years, and blocked and dressed paving "setts ," kerb and building stones, and monumental and other ornamental work of granite have long been exported from the district to all parts of the world.
* 1920 , D.H.Lawrence, Women in Love ,
- Three horses trotted abreast, with the clatter of hoofs on the granite setts , and the yellow, uproarious machine jolted violently behind them, [...]
- The old market-square was not very large, a mere bare patch of granite setts , usually with a few fruit-stalls under a wall.
A rounded stone from a river bed, fit for use as ballast in ships and for paving roads.
* cobble (as backformation)