settle

Long wooden bench with arms and a panelled back which was designed to seat two or more people. A high-backed settle - sometimes with storage space beneath the seat or a cupboard in the back - was a familiar sight on either side of the hearth in farmhouse kitchens and inns from the 16th to 19th centuries. A settle table is a wooden settle with a hin …...
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Settle

==History== Settle is thought to have 7th-century Anglian origins, its name being the Angle word for settlement. Craven in the Domesday Book shows that until 1066 Bo was the lord of Settle but after the Harrying of the North (1069 - 1071) the land was granted to Roger de Poitou. In 1249 a market charter was granted to Henry de Percy, 7th Baron Per...
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settle

a long wooden bench with a back, armrests, and sometimes a chest beneath the seat.
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Settle

• (v. i.) To make a jointure for a wife. • (n.) A place made lower than the rest; a wide step or platform lower than some other part. • (n.) To determine, as something which is exposed to doubt or question; to free from unscertainty or wavering; to make sure, firm, or constant; to establish; to compose; to quiet; as, to settle the mi...
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Settle

(v) Settle is the action taken by which the parties solve an issue between them by mutual negotiation among themselves to arrive at an amicable solution without waiting for the legal process.
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settle

1. To place in a fixed or permanent condition; to make firm, steady, or stable; to establish; to fix; especially, to establish in life; to fix in business, in a home, or the like. 'And he settled his countenance steadfastly upon him, until he was ashamed.' (2 Kings viii. 11. (Rev. Ver)) 'The father thought the time drew on Of setting in the world h...
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settle

verb settle into a position, usually on a surface or ground; `dust settled on the roofs`
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settle

noun a long wooden bench with a back
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Settle

[furniture] A settle is a wooden bench, usually with arms and a high back, long enough to accommodate three or four sitters.{sfn|Chisholm|1911} Settles are commonly movable, but occasionally fixed. The settle shares with the chest and the chair the distinction of great antiquity. Its high back was a protection from the draughts of medieval ...
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Settle

Set'tle intransitive verb 1. To become fixed or permanent; to become stationary; to establish one's self or itself; to assume a lasting form, condition, direction, or the like, in place of a temporary or changing state. « The wind came about and settled in the west.» Baco...
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Settle

Set'tle noun [ Middle English setel , setil , a seat, Anglo-Saxon setl : akin to Old High German sezzal , German sessel , Goth. sitls , and English sit . √154. See Sit .] 1. A seat of any kind. [ Obsolete] 'Upon the settle
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Settle

Set'tle transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Settled ; present participle & verbal noun Settling .] [ Middle English setlen , Anglo-Saxon setlan . √154. See Settle , noun In se...
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Settle

A settle is a long, usually wooden, bench or seat with arms and a high back.
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Settle

A wooden bench with a high back and solid arms, often featuring drawers or a hinged seat that covers storage space, originally brought to America by the pilgrims.
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settle

become resolved, fixed, established, or quiet
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settle

Long wooden bench with arms and a panelled back which was designed to seat two or more people.
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settle

long wooden bench with backrest and arms, designed to seat several people. Originating in Europe in the 10th century, it was apparently derived from ...
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Settle

Settle is British slang for to work out a bet.
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Settle

To resolve a lawsuit before going to trial.
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SETTLE

Type: Term Pronunciation: set′ĕl Definitions: 1. Acronym for spindle epithelial tumor (q.v.) with thymuslike elements.
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settle

v. to resolve a lawsuit without a final court judgment by negotiation between the parties, usually with the assistance of attorneys and/or insurance adjusters, and sometimes prodding by a judge. Most legal disputes are settled prior to trial.
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settle

[n] - a long wooden bench with a back 2. [v] - dispose of 3. [v] - settle into a position, usually on a surface or ground 4. [v] - come to rest 5. [v] - become clear by the sinking of particles 6. [v] - cause to become clear by forming a sediment (of liquids) 7. [v] - arrange or fix in the desired order 8. [v] - g...
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