- a member of the royal family that ruled in Scotland from 1371 to 1714 and in England from 1603 to 1714.
- Charles Edwardthe Young PretenderorBonnie Prince Charlie, 1720–80, grandson of James II.
- Also Stewart. Darnley, Lord Henry.
- Gilbert,1755–1828, U.S. painter.
- Henry, Darnley, Lord Henry Stewart or Stuart.
- James Ewell BrownJeb, 1833–64, Confederate general in the Civil War.
- James Francis Edward.Also called James III.the Old Pretender, 1688–1766, English prince.
- Jesse Hilton,1907–84, U.S. writer.
- John, 3rd Earl of Bute,1713–92, British statesman: prime minister 1762–63.
- Mary. Mary, Queen of Scots.
- former name of Alice Springs.
- a male given name: from an Old English word meaning “steward.”
Examples from the Web for stuart
In an interview with ESPN, Jaffe recalled his initial meeting with Stuart Scott.
I had the pleasure of meeting Stuart Scott several years ago.
“We make a vast investment in these casks,” says Stuart MacPherson, the aforementioned wood master.How Much Do Whisky Casks Really Affect Taste?
December 10, 2014
“We had thought that Ross was going to have to live on Social Security and that was that,” Stuart said.Hiring People With Disabilities Isn’t Just the Right Thing to Do—It’s Good for Business
October 27, 2014
Stuart jumped off a bridge before cops could talk to him again.The Myth of the Central Park Five
October 19, 2014
Then bring them over here, and Stuart will show you how to make a bow.
“In the Scotch heart the Stuart lives forever,” said Rahal, with a sigh.An Orkney Maid
Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
Stuart's adjutant-general was found concealed in the house and captured.Three Years in the Federal Cavalry
It was idle to suppose that Stuart's cavalry was doing nothing.
The material difference was that Stuart failed, Sheridan succeeded.
- the royal house that ruled in Scotland from 1371 to 1714 and in England from 1603 to 1714See also Stewart
- Charles Edward, called the Young Pretender or Bonnie Prince Charlie. 1720–88, pretender to the British throne. He led the Jacobite Rebellion (1745–46) in an attempt to re-establish the Stuart succession
- his father, James Francis Edward, called the Old Pretender. 1688–1766, pretender to the British throne; son of James II (James VII of Scotland) and his second wife, Mary of Modena. He made two unsuccessful attempts to realize his claim to the throne (1708; 1715)
- Mary. See Mary, Queen of Scots
Word Origin and History for stuart
name of the British royal family from 1603-1668 (see steward); attested from 1873 as an attribution for styles from that period.