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Stewart

[stoo-ert, styoo-] /ˈstu ərt, ˈstyu-/
noun
2.
Dugald
[doo-guh ld,, dyoo-] /ˈdu gəld,, ˈdyu-/ (Show IPA),
1753–1828, Scottish philosopher.
3.
James Maitland ("Jimmy") 1908–97, U.S. actor.
4.
Potter, 1915–85, U.S. jurist: associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court 1958–81.
5.
a river in central Yukon Territory, Canada, flowing from the Mackenzie Mountains W to the Yukon River. 331 miles (533 km) long.
6.
a male given name.
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  • "No more," interposed Mr. Stewart, frowning and lifting his finger.

    In the Valley Harold Frederic
  • "Why, we should be on his land now," said Mr. Stewart, reining up the horse.

    In the Valley Harold Frederic
  • The young Englishman turned toward me, as I was indicated by Mr. Stewart's gesture.

    In the Valley Harold Frederic
  • He turned lightly at this to Mr. Stewart, and began conversation again.

    In the Valley Harold Frederic
  • "Ay, you two were friends before ever you came to us, dear," said Mr. Stewart.

    In the Valley Harold Frederic
British Dictionary definitions for Stewart

Stewart

/ˈstjʊət/
noun
1.
the usual spelling for the royal house of Stuart before the reign of Mary Queen of Scots (Mary Stuart)
2.
Sir Jackie, full name John Young Stewart. born 1939, Scottish motor-racing driver: world champion 1969, 1971, and 1973
3.
James (Maitland). 1908–97, US film actor, known for his distinctive drawl; appeared in many films including Destry Rides Again (1939), It's a Wonderful Life (1946), The Glenn Miller Story (1953), and Vertigo (1958)
4.
Rod. born 1945, British rock singer: vocalist with the Faces (1969–75). His albums include Gasoline Alley (1970), Every Picture Tells a Story (1971), and Atlantic Crossing (1975)
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