setting stick

1) Possibly an implement for setting plants although it has also been suggested that it was used when making the pleats or sets of ruffs (RMG).

1618 a steele settingestick, Brandsby

1628 one old settinge sticke, Pudsey.

places Brandsby Pudsey
dates 1618 1628

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