Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • Henry
  • James Maitland,American actor known for his portrayals of incorruptible and modest heroes in motion pictures such as Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939) and It's a Wonderful Life (1946). He won an Academy Award for The Philadelphia Story (1940).
  • Potter,American jurist who served as an associate justice of the US Supreme Court (1958–1981).

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An obsolete spelling of steward.

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  • proper noun A Scottish surname.
  • proper noun A male given name transferred from the surname.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun Scottish philosopher and follower of Thomas Reid (1753-1828)
  • noun United States film actor who portrayed incorruptible but modest heros (1908-1997)

Etymologies

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From steward.

Examples

  • STEWART, Ohio -- Over an inch of rain in the preceding 24 hours and threat of near-freezing temperatures on the eve of Test-and-Tune at Skyline Speedway in Stewart, Ohio has canceled the practice session for April

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  • I believe Kristin Stewart is {almost} perfect as Bella, while Rob Pattinson is amazingly perfect as Edward.

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  • Xenia Stewart is the perfect compliment, a sharp-shooter who can pass and defend.

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  • Later mythologizers would try to legitimize the family's regal pretensions by claiming descent from the Banquo of Shakespeare's "Macbeth"—which was nonsense, as Mr. Massie explains: The name "Stewart," as it was rendered before Mary Stuart adopted the French spelling, indicated the family's original status, as stewards of the royal revenues.

    Servants To Masters

  • Olbermann had semi-clashed with Stewart after Stewart's "Rally to Restore Sanity," saying he had "jumped the shark" and fighting back against what he described as Stewart's false equivalency between him and Fox News personalities.

    Keith Olbermann To Jon Stewart: 'I Told You So!' (VIDEO)

  • Olbermann had semi-clashed with Stewart after Stewart's "Rally to Restore Sanity," saying he had "jumped the shark" and fighting back against what he described as Stewart's false equivalency between him and Fox News personalities.

    Keith Olbermann To Jon Stewart: 'I Told You So!' (VIDEO)

  • Our relationship with Martha Stewart is a positive one and one that will only increase the focus and attention on more sustainable products and packaging options.

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  • Our relationship with Martha Stewart is a positive one and one that will only increase the focus and attention on more sustainable products and packaging options.

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  • Olbermann had semi-clashed with Stewart after Stewart's "Rally to Restore Sanity," saying he had "jumped the shark" and fighting back against what he described as Stewart's false equivalency between him and Fox News personalities.

    Keith Olbermann To Jon Stewart: 'I Told You So!' (VIDEO)

  • Martha Stewart is a write off because her first episode of the Apprentice had horrible ratings.

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