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 for Seth
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Seth \Seth\, prop. n. (Egyptian Mythology)
     An evil beast-headed god with high square ears and a long
     snout; his was the brother and murderer of Osiris. Called
     also Set
     [WordNet 1.6]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Set \Set\, prop. n. (Egyptian Mythology)
     An evil beast-headed god with high square ears and a long
     snout; his was the brother and murderer of Osiris. Called
     also Seth
     [WordNet 1.6]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  Seth
      n 1: (Old Testament) third son of Adam and Eve; given by God in
           place of the murdered Abel
      2: evil Egyptian god with the head of a beast that has high
         square ears and a long snout; brother and murderer of Osiris
         [syn: Set, Seth]

From Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary :

  Seth
     appointed; a substitute, the third son of Adam and Eve (Gen.
     4:25; 5:3). His mother gave him this name, "for God," said she,
     "hath appointed me [i.e., compensated me with] another seed
     instead of Abel, whom Cain slew."
     

From Hitchcock's Bible Names Dictionary (late 1800's) :

  Seth, put; who puts; fixed
  

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