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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Settle \Set"tle\, n. [OE. setel, setil, a seat, AS. setl: akin to OHG. sezzal, G. sessel, Goth. sitls, and E. sit. [root]154. See Sit.] 1. A seat of any kind. [Obs.] "Upon the settle of his majesty" --Hampole. [1913 Webster] 2. A bench; especially, a bench with a high back. [1913 Webster] 3. A place made lower than the rest; a wide step or platform lower than some other part. [1913 Webster] And from the bottom upon the ground, even to the lower settle, shall be two cubits, and the breadth one cubit. --Ezek. xliii. 14. [1913 Webster] Settle bed, a bed convertible into a seat. [Eng.] [1913 Webster]