- Chester Alan,1830–86, 21st president of the U.S. 1881–85.
- legendary king in ancient Britain: leader of the Knights of the Round Table.
- a male given name.
Examples from the Web for arthur
In the 1950s, you had people like Richard Hofstadter and Arthur Schlesinger moving back and forth between the two worlds.Thank Congress, Not LBJ for Great Society
Julian Zelizer, Scott Porch
January 4, 2015
Oh, and that his profile on Twitter and his name elsewhere say “Ian Miles Cheong” whereas mine says “Arthur Chu.”Rage Against GamerGate’s Hate Machine: What I Got For Speaking Up
November 17, 2014
The 1980s series followed in that tradition with episodes from Harlan Ellison, Arthur C. Clarke, and Anne Collins.How a War-Weary Vet Created ‘The Twilight Zone’
November 13, 2014
Arthur Acton decided to go into business with a neighbor in Florence, Bernard Berenson.In Tussle Over Will, Mistress’s Family Takes a Bite Out of NYU
November 10, 2014
Arthur Caplan is the director of medical ethics for NYU Langone Medical Center.U.K. Courts Grant Mother Right to End Her 12-Year-Old Disabled Daughter’s Life
November 4, 2014
"Sir Stephen is my elder brother, and I am Arthur, the second son," said the youth.The White Company
Arthur Conan Doyle
But the gentle, pathetic character of Arthur is all Shakespeare's.
This Antonio is as tender-hearted and loving as young Arthur.
Arthur, who has just finished his studies, is still an ardent sailor.What Sami Sings with the Birds
Arthur seized his hat and whip, and glanced to his mother and uncle, smilingly.Night and Morning, Complete
- a legendary king of the Britons in the sixth century ad, who led Celtic resistance against the Saxons: possibly based on a historical figure; represented as leader of the Knights of the Round Table at Camelot
- Chester Alan. 1830–86, 21st president of the US (1881–85)
- not know whether one is Arthur or Martha Australian and NZ informal to be in a state of confusion
Word Origin and History for arthur
masc. proper name, from Medieval Latin Arthurus/Arturus, from Welsh arth "bear," cognate with Greek arktos, Latin ursus (see Arctic).