Crossword clues for settler
- Lohengrin sheltering land's first colonist
- Line crossed by me, not an inhabitant initially
- Poins, for instance, taking in the opening of Lancaster's decisive argument
- Dog collars left for newcomer
- New arrival
- Frontier figure
- Pioneering sort
- Pilgrim, e.g
- Pioneer, e.g
- One who's on the wagon?
- Homestead man
- Frontier homesteader
- Frontier colonizer
- Figure in old West
- Attorney, at times
- Colonist, for one
- One at Roanoke, e.g.
- Frontier person
- (British) a clerk in a betting shop who calculates the winnings
- Pioneer, e.g.
- Voortrekker, for one
- Pioneering person
- Early Westerner
- Early inhabitant
- Crossword compiler, about fifty, one taking up residence
- Colonist, pioneer
- Early colonist
- New colonist
- New arrival has me pinching my own bottom?
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Settler \Set"tler\, n.
One who settles, becomes fixed, established, etc.
Especially, one who establishes himself in a new region or a colony; a colonist; a planter; as, the first settlers of New England.
That which settles or finishes; hence, a blow, etc., which settles or decides a contest. [Colloq.]
A vessel, as a tub, in which something, as pulverized ore suspended in a liquid, is allowed to settle.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
1590s, "a thing that settles" (a debate, etc.); agent noun from settle (v.). Meaning "a person who moves into a new country" is from 1690s.
n. 1 someone who settles in a new location, especially one who makes a previously uninhabited place his home 2 someone who decides something, such as a dispute 3 (context British English) 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 (context colloquial English) That which settles or finishes, such as a blow that decides a contest.
n. a person who settles in a new colony or moves into new country [syn: colonist]
a negotiator who settles disputes
a clerk in a betting shop who calculates the winnings
A settler is a person who has migrated to an area and established a permanent residence there, often to colonize the area. Settlers are generally from a sedentary culture, as opposed to nomads who share and rotate their settlements with little or no concept of individual land ownership. Settlements are often built on land already claimed or owned by another group. Many times settlers are backed by governments or large countries.
Settlers are fictional human colonists that replaced the earlier Spacer emigrants who were in dominance in the vague period between Isaac Asimov's Robot series near-future short stories (of the type collected in I, Robot) and novels.
A settler is a person who has migrated from the land of his or her birth, or who takes up residence on land and cultivates it, as opposed to a nomad.
Settler or settlers may also refer to:
- The Settlers (novel), a Swedish novel by Vilhelm Moberg
- The Settlers, an American novel set in pre-state Israel, by Meyer Levin
- The Settlers (band), a British folk band of the 1960s and early 70s
- Settler (Asimov), the word used in the context of Isaac Asimov's Robots-Empire-Foundation series
- The Settlers of Catan, a German board game commonly shortened to "Settlers"
The Settlers, a computer game series
- The Settlers (video game), the first game in the series
- Sporting Life SETTLER, an electronic betting calculator designed by Sinclair
Usage examples of "settler".
Up till now, to his own surprise, all three of his fellow absconders had acted as if he were still one of them, in equal peril from outsiders-or settlers, like the Meldrums-and therefore bent, as they were, on escape.
Perhaps the best view of all, however, is that after the early settlers of Eastern Polynesia were released from the conservative influence of Western Polynesian technology, they tanged some of their adzes and made other innovations in their artifacts.
Bob, on the previous evening, now rushed into the mind of Arabin, and he called the settler aside and informed him of it, and inquired if he thought his men would steal or conceal the horse.
These traditions may well betoken the dispersal of early settlers from the Hauraki area.
I see for Colonel Bogey perhaps the basic stores and tool pack which are given to a star-world settler joining a colony.
Swanee noticed the one they called Bowler at the far side of the courtyard from the musicians, talking to a group of six human settlers.
I was simply submitting arbitrarily selected insights as to the character and background of Centennial and its settlers, and I could depend upon the home office to polish whatever segments they might want to publish.
No wonder the cetacean settlers wanted nothing to do with the local humanity.
That of the Spanish settlers was entirely ineffectual, and has remained so down to the present day, when still the shattered remnants of the Lules, Lenguas, Mocobios, and the rest, roam on their horses or in their canoes about the Chaco and its rivers, having received no other benefits from contact with the European races but gunpowder and gin.
The weather having cleared, the settlers climbed the height above Granite House.
About this time the settlers cleared three acres of the plateau, and the rest was preserved in a wild state, for the benefit of the onagers.
Most of the people who walked the streets were either emancipists, ticket of leavers or active prisoners, and all felt they had just cause to resent authority and to keep some things secret from the free settlers whom they disliked almost as much.
Derian hoped Firekeeper could work out something that would enable Ewen and his settlers to come to terms with the Beasts.
Tedric to order Ewen Brooks and his settlers to leave the land west of the Iron Mountains, how Tedric had not only agreed to do so, but to issue a declaration making such settlements illegal.
New England shall have risen to its intended grandeur, it shall be as carefully recorded among the registers of the literati that Adams flourished in the second century after the exode of its first settlers from Great Britain, as it is now that Cicero was born in the six-hundred-and-forty-seventh year after the building of Rome.