Set"tling (?), n.

1.

The act of one who, or that which, settles; the act of establishing one's self, of colonizing, subsiding, adjusting, etc.

2. pl.

That which settles at the bottom of a liquid; lees; dregs; sediment.

Milton.

Settling day, a day for settling accounts, as in the stock market.

 

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