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Stu•art



Pronunciation: (stOO'urt, styOO'-), [key]
n.
1. a member of the royal family that ruled in Scotland from 1371 to 1714 and in England from 1603 to 1714.
2. Charles Edward (“the Young Pretender” or “Bonnie Prince Charlie”), 1720–80, grandson of James II.
3. Also,Stewart.See Darnley, Lord Henry.
4. Gilbert, 1755–1828, U.S. painter.
5. James Ewell Brown (“Jeb”), 1833–64, Confederate general in the Civil War.
6. James Francis Edward. Also called James III. (“the Old Pretender”), 1688–1766, English prince.
7. Jesse Hilton, 1907–84, U.S. writer.
8. John, 3rd Earl of Bute, 1713–92, British statesman: prime minister 1762–63.
9. Mary. See Mary, Queen of Scots.
10. former name of Alice Springs.
11. a male given name: from an Old English word meaning “steward.”

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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