settled


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Financial, Idioms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

settled

lay term for an animal that has become pregnant. Generally applied to agricultural animals.
References in classic literature ?
I do not mean to say that a woman may not be settled too near her family.
She smiled her approval, for she shared with Billy his horror of debt, just as both shared it with that early tide of pioneers with a Puritan ethic, which had settled the West.
If you will name the price you put upon the articles, it is possible the damage may be quietly settled between us, and all hard feelings forgotten.
Would you leave us to go with this young man into the settled countries, or will you tarry and share the little we have to give, but which to you we give so freely?
And now I have settled with you all, on terms that I hope you will not find hard, but, on the contrary, just and manly.
I write this, it is hardly necessary to say, under the impression that, wherever he may now be living, he is settled in the place for some little time.
After this had been settled, Colonel Brandon began to talk of his own advantage in securing so respectable and agreeable a neighbour, and THEN it was that he mentioned with regret, that the house was small and indifferent;--an evil which Elinor, as Mrs.
Islamabad -- The Sharif family exploited their political influence to get settled the loans worth billions of rupees taken from National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) in the name of eight companies.
In Pakistan, price of gold continued upward trajectory in the international market as it gained $7 per ounce and settled at $1289.
The Philippine Army in Basilan and the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) finally settled a dispute that stemmed from the death of an MNLF member last year.
105 wanted persons from Homs have their legal status settled
This statutory language left open the question of what circumstances would cause the PTAB to move forward with a proceeding already settled by the parties.