Definition of sharp-set in English:

sharp-set

adjective

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  • Very hungry.

    ‘‘Go to your supper. I venture you're pretty sharp-set.’’
    • ‘When will he appear from the swamp and swallow up her nakedness hungrily, sharp-set, to rid the world of the dirt that we sweep under the carpet to repress.’
    ravenous, empty, hollow, faint from hunger
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