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1. To literally prepare a dining table for a meal.
2. To lay the groundwork for a future event.
eg. Gary believes his wife is setting the table for divorce.
by Bad Santa July 13, 2008

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When someone, usually in a public restroom, flushes the toilet before they sit down to use it. (Term can be used whether or not something was actually in the toilet that merited flushing.)
As I was contemplating life in the Wal-Mart bathroom a man walked into the stall next to mine, setting the table before he sat down.
by jimmywho723a January 25, 2009

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On a holiday where there is usually a large feast this is the act of strategically setting your favorite foods near your seat before the meal.
"I'm setting the table this year, I never get any mashed potatoes because they're always too far away!"
by Ruhlentheworld November 27, 2011

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