set (v.)
rate, stake, gamble
1H4 IV.i.46[Hotspur to all] Were it good / To set the exact wealth of all our states / All at one cast?
JC V.i.74[Cassius to Messala] against my will ... am I compelled to set / Upon one battle all our liberties
Mac III.i.112[First Murderer to Macbeth] I would set my life on any chance / To mend it or be rid on't
MND III.i.127[Bottom to himself, of the cuckoo] who would set his wit to so foolish a bird? [i.e. stake his wit against]
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