Definition of settle:
a seat of any kind; a bench with a high back and arms
to place in a fixed or permanent condition; to make firm, steady, or stable; to establish; to fix; esp., to establish in life; to fix in business, in a home, or the like; , To establish in the pastoral office; to ordain or install as pastor or rector of a church, society, or parish; as, to settle a minister
"and he settled his countenance steadfastly upon him,until he was ashamed. --2 Kings VIII. 11. (Rev. Ver.)"