set down (v.) Old form(s): downe
resolve, decide, determine
1H4 I.i.35[Westmorland to King Henry, of the expedition] this haste was hot in question, / And many limits of the charge set down
Cor IV.v.141[Aufidius to Coriolanus] set down ... thine own ways
Ham III.i.170[Claudius to Polonius] I have ... / Thus set it down
R3 III.iv.42[Derby to all] We have not yet set down this day of triumph
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