- violent quarreling.
Origin of sturt
1325–75; Middle English; metathetic variant of strut1
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Examples from the Web for sturt
There was the name of Sturt that came first in the list of our old explorers.Explorations in Australia
By 6th January the boat was ready and Sturt started on his memorable voyage.A Book of Discovery
Margaret Bertha (M. B.) Synge
I was appointed clerk and treasurer, in the place of Mr. Sturt.Extracts from the Diary of William Bray, Esq.
Captain Sturt, the great explorer, gives us a sample of the heat.Following the Equator, Complete
Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
They had to work hard at their oars, Sturt taking his turn like the rest.History of Australia and New Zealand
- Charles. 1795–1869, English explorer, who led three expeditions (1828–29; 1829; 1844–45) into the Australian interior, discovering the Darling River (1828)
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