Definition of settle noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈsetl//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsetl//
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an old-fashioned piece of furniture with a long wooden seat and a high back and arms, often also with a box for storing things under the seat Word Originnoun Old English setl ‘a place to sit’, of Germanic origin; related to German Sessel and Latin sella ‘seat’, also to sit.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: settle