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[yoo-stuh s] /ˈyu stəs/
a male given name: from a Greek word meaning “steadfast.”. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Primrose is now almost a young lady, and, Eustace tells me, is just as saucy as ever.

    Tanglewood Tales Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • Put your arms round Eustace's neck,—your own Eustace that's so fond of you.

  • The one is that they should journey to La Rochelle, in charge of yourself and Eustace.

  • If not, you and Eustace must start back with them, travelling slowly.

  • "We may as well do it at once, Monsieur Philip," Eustace said.

  • "You will have plenty to do, while we are away," Philip said to Eustace.

  • This happened just about the time when Eustace Hignett was beginning his narrative.

    The Girl on the Boat Pelham Grenville Wodehouse
  • In the lower berth Eustace Hignett was lying with closed eyes.

    The Girl on the Boat Pelham Grenville Wodehouse
  • Besides, he had another reason for seeking Eustace's society.

    The Girl on the Boat Pelham Grenville Wodehouse
  • An idealist, how could she trust herself to Eustace Hignett?

    The Girl on the Boat Pelham Grenville Wodehouse
Word Origin and History for Eustace

masc. proper name, from Old French Eustace (Modern French Eustache), from Latin Eustachius, probably from Greek eustakhos "fruitful," from eu "well" (see eu-) + stakhys "ear (of grain);" see spike (n.1).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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