Definition of Set-apart
1. Adjective. Being or feeling set or kept apart from others. "Had a set-apart feeling"
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Literary usage of Set-apart
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1913)
"In such a case, if the minor child of the widow dies, the property set apart to the widow and such child vesta in the widow ..."
2. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1903)
"It was originally set apart for the use of the Cher- ... possession and set apart as reservations for the various tribes named. Still the entire territory ..."
3. The Iliad of Homer by Homer, John Graham Cordery (1871)
"A thousand measures had he set apart Unto the sons of Atreus for a gift. And thence those long-hair'd warriors bought them wine ; Some bought with brass, ..."
4. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1890)
"proveniente had been built thereon, still owned and possessed by the said Church; and they pray that said properly be set apart to said Church, ..."
5. Publications by Oxford Historical Society (1885)
"mere, the oxe-/ara, evidently signifying certain portions of land set apart for oxen, or the pools near them. Two other instances perhaps better illustrate ..."
6. A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are Deduced from ...by Samuel Johnson by Samuel Johnson (1805)
"4- To set apart; to segregate. • hereunto I have called them. Actt. Separate me Barnabas and Saul, for the work should prophesy. ..."