Stuart


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Stu·art

also Stew·art  (sto͞o′ərt, styo͞o′-)
Ruling house of Scotland (1371-1603) and of England and Scotland (1603-1649 and 1660-1714).

Stuart

(ˈstjʊət)
n
1. (Biography) the royal house that ruled in Scotland from 1371 to 1714 and in England from 1603 to 1714. See also Stewart1
2. (Biography) 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
3. (Biography) 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)
4. (Biography) Mary. See Mary, Queen of Scots

Stu•art

(ˈstu ərt, ˈstyu-)

n.
1. a member of the royal family that ruled in Scotland from 1371 to 1714 and in England from 1603 to 1714.
2. Charles Edward ( “the Young Pretender” or “Bonnie Prince Charlie” ), 1720–80, grandson of James II.
3. Gilbert (Charles), 1755–1828, U.S. painter.
4. James Ewell Brown ( “Jeb” ), 1833–64, Confederate general in the Civil War.
5. James Francis Edward. Also called James III. ( “the Old Pretender” ), 1688–1766, English prince.
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Noun1.Stuart - United States painter best known for his portraits of George Washington (1755-1828)Stuart - United States painter best known for his portraits of George Washington (1755-1828)
2.Stuart - a member of the royal family that ruled Scotland and England
Stuart - the royal family that ruled Scotland from 1371-1714 and ruled England from 1603 to 1649 and again from 1660 to 1714
ruler, swayer - a person who rules or commands; "swayer of the universe"
3.Stuart - the royal family that ruled Scotland from 1371-1714 and ruled England from 1603 to 1649 and again from 1660 to 1714
dynasty - a sequence of powerful leaders in the same family
royal family, royal house, royal line, royalty - royal persons collectively; "the wedding was attended by royalty"
Stuart - a member of the royal family that ruled Scotland and England
James I, King James, King James I, James - the first Stuart to be king of England and Ireland from 1603 to 1625 and king of Scotland from 1567 to 1625; he was the son of Mary Queen of Scots and he succeeded Elizabeth I; he alienated the British Parliament by claiming the divine right of kings (1566-1625)
James II, James - the last Stuart to be king of England and Ireland and Scotland; overthrown in 1688 (1633-1701)
James, James IV - a Stuart king of Scotland who married a daughter of Henry VII; when England and France went to war in 1513 he invaded England and died in defeat at Flodden (1473-1513)
Mary Queen of Scots, Mary Stuart - queen of Scotland from 1542 to 1567; as a Catholic she was forced to abdicate in favor of her son and fled to England where she was imprisoned by Elizabeth I; when Catholic supporters plotted to put her on the English throne she was tried and executed for sedition (1542-1587)
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Stuart

[ˈstjuːət] NEstuardo
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Fogg's usual partners at whist: Andrew Stuart, an engineer; John Sullivan and Samuel Fallentin, bankers; Thomas Flanagan, a brewer; and Gauthier Ralph, one of the Directors of the Bank of England-- all rich and highly respectable personages, even in a club which comprises the princes of English trade and finance.
Oh," replied Stuart, "the Bank will lose the money.
But Stuart was far from sharing this confidence; and, as they placed themselves at the whist-table, they continued to argue the matter.
I maintain," said Stuart, "that the chances are in favour of the thief, who must be a shrewd fellow.
By the way, Gilbert Blythe is going about constantly with Christine Stuart.
She was acutely conscious that Gilbert was standing under the palms just across the room talking to a girl who must be Christine Stuart.
The more reason they should be sulky with us for having captured the Stuart, for whom, I hope, you're preparing a pretty trial.
Yes; Stuart begged this favor and Harrison consented.
On the contrary," he added, laughing, "if they want to see their Stuart they shall see him.
Stuart was never so happy as when he could seat himself on the deck with a number of these men round him, in camping style, smoke together, passing the pipe from mouth to mouth, after the manner of the Indians, sing old Canadian boat- songs, and tell stories about their hardships and adventures, in the course of which he rivaled Sinbad in his long tales of the sea, about his fishing exploits on the coast of Labrador.
M'Dougal and David Stuart, had strolled away to the south of the island in pursuit of penguins.
On board the ship was the nephew of David Stuart, a young man of spirit and resolution.