Setout vs Setdown - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between setout and setdown
is that setout
is an outset while setdown
is the humbling of a person by act or words.
(colloquial, dated) a display or spread
*1854 , Dickens, Hard Times , Chapter 8:
*:‘You don’t hate Sissy, Tom?’
*:‘I hate to be obliged to call her Jupe. And she hates me,’ said Tom, moodily.
*:‘No, she does not, Tom, I am sure!’
*:‘She must,’ said Tom. ‘She must just hate and detest the whole set-out of us.
* set out
The humbling of a person by act or words.
A retort or a reproof that has a humbling effect.