• Settler


    {1} + -er

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    (plural settlers)
    1. someone who settles in a new location, especially one who makes a previously uninhabited place his homethe first settlers of New England
    2. someone who decides something, such as a dispute
    3. (British) the person in a betting shop who calculates the winnings
    4. A drink which settles the stomach, especially a bitter drink, often a nightcap.
    5. A vessel, such as a tub, in which something, such as pulverized ore suspended in a liquid, is allowed to settle.
    6. (colloquial) That which settles or finishes, such as a blow that decides a contest.

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