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Ar·thur

 (är′thər)
n.
A legendary British hero, said to have been king of the Britons in the sixth century ad and to have held court at Camelot.

Arthur

(ˈɑːθə)
n
1. (European Myth & Legend) 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
2. (Biography) Chester Alan. 1830–86, 21st president of the US (1881–85)
3. not know whether one is Arthur or Martha informal Austral and NZ to be in a state of confusion

Ar•thur

(ˈɑr θər)

n.
1. Chester Alan, 1830–86, 21st president of the U.S. 1881–85.
2. a legendary king of Britain, whose life was based on the exploits of one or more historical figures of the 6th century a.d.
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Noun1.Arthur - elected vice president and became 21st President of the United States when Garfield was assassinated (1830-1886)Arthur - elected vice president and became 21st President of the United States when Garfield was assassinated (1830-1886)
2.Arthur - a legendary king of the Britons (possibly based on a historical figure in the 6th century but the story has been retold too many times to be sure)Arthur - a legendary king of the Britons (possibly based on a historical figure in the 6th century but the story has been retold too many times to be sure); said to have led the Knights of the Round Table at Camelot
Translations
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References in classic literature ?
Wilson came two other guests -- one, the Reverend Arthur Dimmesdale, whom the reader may remember as having taken a brief and reluctant part in the scene of Hester Prynne's disgrace; and, in close companionship with him, old Roger Chillingworth, a person of great skill in physic, who for two or three years past had been settled in the town.
By the by, Arthur, who was that low-bred fellow that you lugged in to our dinner-table today?
Ancient hauberk, date of the sixth century, time of King Arthur and the Round Table; said to have belonged to the knight Sir Sagramor le Desirous; ob- serve the round hole through the chain-mail in the left breast; can't be accounted for; supposed to have been done with a bullet since invention of firearms -- per- haps maliciously by Cromwell's soldiers.
If I had any capital to give them, I should make Frank a butcher, Cecil a baker, and Arthur a grocer -- those being the only human vocations I know of which are certain to be always in request.
There was another in with Compeyson, as was called Arthur - not as being so chrisen'd, but as a surname.
which Sir Arthur Wardour preserves with such jealous care in the third drawer of his oaken cabinet, scarcely allowing any one to touch it, and being himself not able to read one syllable of its contents.
If you meet Arthur on the stairs, please tell him he may come in.
Howsoever, at quarter-staff he had never yet met his match; so that there was never a squire in Nottinghamshire dare bid bold Arthur stand.
Arthur was silent, and was, I could see, striving to grasp the purpose and the inner meaning of the mystery.
THAT same Thursday morning, as Arthur Donnithorne was moving about in his dressing-room seeing his well-looking British person reflected in the old-fashioned mirrors, and stared at, from a dingy olive-green piece of tapestry, by Pharaoh's daughter and her maidens, who ought to have been minding the infant Moses, he was holding a discussion with himself, which, by the time his valet was tying the black silk sling over his shoulder, had issued in a distinct practical resolution.
When five o'clock arrived, Arthur proposed without any embarrassment this time--to take me with him up to 'the Hall,' in order that I might make acquaintance with the Earl of Ainslie, who had taken it for the season, and renew acquaintance with his daughter Lady Muriel.
He is older than Arthur, a man of the world to his finger-tips, one who had been everywhere, seen everything, a brilliant talker, and a man of great personal beauty.