settler

Part of speech:

A colonist.

Part of speech: participle

Setting.

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Usage examples "settler":

  1. As I surveyed the busy scene below me, the gentleman who accompanied me to the summit of the mountain, informed me that forty- three years ago his father was the first settler, and that then there was but his one hut in the place where now stood the splendid town. - "Diary in America, Series One", Frederick Marryat (AKA Captain Marryat).
  2. That there old settler, I have crossed a few words with him, and I believe he would do noble to travel with. - "Lahoma", John Breckinridge Ellis.
  3. Whenever the Indians attacked a settlement, the settler who saw them first took his gun and fired it three times. - "Stories of American Life and Adventure", Edward Eggleston.