settled


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settled

[′sed·əld]
(meteorology)
Pertaining to weather, devoid of storms for a considerable period.
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Then I thought we would both go first with part of our goods, and that when we were settled I should come back to Virginia and fetch the remainder; but even then I knew he would never part with me, and be left there to go on alone.
My dear Esther, I am a very unfortunate dog not to be more settled, but how CAN I be more settled?
It must be very agreeable for her to be settled within so easy a distance of her own family and friends.
I had hoped ALL was settled," answered the good woman in alarm.
that is, he has had my promise to consent to it, so soon as he could secure a permanent and settled line in life.
This thing's got to be settled between us, and it may as well be settled right here and now.
Why, most likely he'd a settled down in San Francisco--he'd a-had to--an' held onto them three Market street lots, an' bought more lots, of course, an' gone into steamboat companies, an' stock gamblin', an' railroad buildin', an' Comstock-tunnelin'.
The air of settled gloom, which had taken possession of the squatter's countenance, lighted for an instant with a look of dull drollery, as he answered--
My mind is settled at last, and I am now able to accept the services which you have so unreservedly offered to me.
The young willow-wrens, however, continued to cry and scream, and when their parents again brought food they said: 'We will not so much as touch one fly's leg, no, not if we were dying of hunger, until you have settled whether we are respectable children or not; the bear has been here and has insulted us
Luckily Hayward's letters came seldom, and in the intervals Philip settled down again to his industrious life.
she prattled on, as she settled comfortably down, with one elbow in the rug, and her chin in her hand, to watch the kittens.