Settlers

settler

1. One who settles, becomes fixed, established, etc.

2. Especially, one who establishes himself in a new region or a colony; a colonist; a planter; as, the first settlers of new England.

3. That which settles or finishes; hence, a blow, etc, which settles or decides a contest.

4. A vessel, as a tub, in which something, as pulverized ore suspended in a liquid, is allowed to settle.


Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page



This page was last modified on 3 October 2005, at 21:16. This page has been accessed 1,986 times. 
What links here | Related changes | Permanent link