To set steven
Steven Ste"ven, n. [AS. stefn, stemn, voice; akin to D. stem, G. stimme, Goth. stibna.] 1. Voice; speech; language. [Obs. or Scot.] [1913 Webster]

Ye have as merry a steven As any angel hath that is in heaven. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

2. An outcry; a loud call; a clamor. [Obs.] --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

{To set steven}, to make an appointment. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

They setten steven for to meet To playen at the dice. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]


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