SET'TLING, ppr. Placing; fixing; establishing; regulating; adjusting; planting or colonizing; subsiding; composing; ordaining or installing; becoming the pastor of a church or parish.
1. The act of making a settlement; a planting or coloninzing.
2. The act of subsiding, as lees.
3. The adjustment of differences.
4. Settlings, plu. lees; dregs; sediment.