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Sharp-set

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Hungry. A term in falconry. (See Hawk.)

“If anie were so sharpe-set as to eat fried flies, buttered bees, stued snails, either on Fridaie or Sundaie, he could not be therefore indicted of haulte treason.”—Stanihurst: Ireland, p. 10 (1580).

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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