Definition of Stuart

1. Noun. United States painter best known for his portraits of George Washington (1755-1828).

Exact synonyms: Gilbert Charles Stuart, Gilbert Stuart
Generic synonyms: Painter

2. Noun. A member of the royal family that ruled Scotland and England.
Generic synonyms: Ruler, Swayer

3. Noun. The royal family that ruled Scotland from 1371-1714 and ruled England from 1603 to 1649 and again from 1660 to 1714.

Definition of Stuart

1. Proper noun. (surname Scottish from=Middle English dot=), a variant of Stewart. ¹

2. Proper noun. (surnames male given name) transferred from the surname. ¹

3. Proper noun. A royal house in Scotland and England up to the early 18th century. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stuart

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Stropharia rugoso-annulata
Struthio camelus
Strymon melinus
Stuart (current term)
Stuart Davis
Student's t distribution
Student's t test
Sturm und Drang

Literary usage of Stuart

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1898)
"James Stuart, fourth duke of Lennox [qv], was his eldest brother. Bernard was brought up under the direction of trustees appointed by the king, ..."

2. The Cumulative Book Index by H.W. Wilson Company (1909)
"Stuart, Duane Reed. Chronicles of service life in Malta. O. 11. Í2. ... A. Henry Stuart, cardinal of York, Weeping cross: an unworldly story. ..."

3. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1888)
"And the commissioners were "also authorized to cancel and deliver to said William A. Stuart any one or more of his said bonds, whether the same have ..."

4. Library of the World's Best Literature: Ancient and Modern by Edward Cornelius Towne (1897)
"HE life of John Stuart Mill is in several particulars one of the most ... It may be said that John Stuart Mill was favored with respect to each one of these ..."

5. A Short History of the English People by John Richard Green (1890)
"For Mary Stuart, the works of Buchanan and Leslie, Melville's Memoirs, collections of Keith and Anderson. For the Dutch revolt Motley's " Rise of the Dutch ..."

6. Index to the Sloane Manuscripts in the British Museum by British Museum Dept. of Manuscripts, Hans Sloane, Edward John Long Scott, Samuel Ayscough (1904)
"Letter to the Bishop of Rosi, 1576. Lot. Copy. 16, f. 2. Stuart (Co/. ... Copies. 3199, ft'. 92-У5 b, 209 b-213. Stuart (Robert), Earl of St> ..."

7. A Guide to the Best Fiction in English by William Winter, George Saintsbury, Ernest Albert Baker (1918)
"The version used by her was made by Lewis Wingfield, on the basis of two translations of Schiller's "Maria Stuart,"—one by J. Mellish, the other by Fanny ..."

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