[ stoo-ert, styoo- ]
/ ˈstu ərt, ˈstyu- /
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Du·gald [doo-guhld, dyoo-], /ˈdu gəld, ˈdyu-/, 1753–1828, Scottish philosopher.
James Maitland "Jimmy", 1908–97, U.S. actor.
Potter, 1915–85, U.S. jurist: associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court 1958–81.
a river in central Yukon Territory, Canada, flowing from the Mackenzie Mountains W to the Yukon River. 331 miles (533 km) long.
a male given name.



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“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.

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/ (ˈstjʊət) /


the usual spelling for the royal house of Stuart before the reign of Mary Queen of Scots (Mary Stuart)
Sir Jackie, full name John Young Stewart. born 1939, Scottish motor-racing driver: world champion 1969, 1971, and 1973
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)
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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