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  • (noun): Scottish philosopher and follower of Thomas Reid (1753-1828).
    Synonyms: Dugald Stewart
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Stewart

Stewart is a popular Scottish given name and surname. The word Stewart is derived from an occupational surname. It originally belonged to a person who was a steward by profession. It is derived from a combination of two Old English words, the word stig, which means house, and the word weard, which means guard. The first name translation of the word is often Stuart hence the difference in the two.

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Stewart, Minnesota - Demographics - 2000 Census
... There were 241 households out of which 35.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.1% were married couples living together, 9.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 39.4% were non-families. 34.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older ...
Jeff Stewart (soccer)
... Jeff Stewart (born June 21, 1980 in Bellevue, Washington) is an American soccer defender who last played for Colorado Rapids of Major League Soccer ... Stewart played college soccer at Santa Clara University from 1998 to 2001 ... Upon graduating, Stewart was selected 19th overall in the 2002 MLS SuperDraft by Rapids ...

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Famous quotes containing the word stewart:

    Word’s gane to the kitchen,
    And word’s gane to the ha’,
    That Marie Hamilton gangs wi’ bairn
    To the hichest Stewart of a’.
    Unknown. Mary Hamilton (l. 1–4)

    No power on earth or above the bottomless pit has such influence to terrorize and make cowards of men as the liquor power. Satan could not have fallen on a more potent instrument with which to thrall the world. Alcohol is king!
    —Eliza “Mother” Stewart (1816–c. 1908)

    ... it is not the color of the skin that makes the man or the woman, but the principle formed in the soul. Brilliant wit will shine, come from whence it will; and genius and talent will not hide the brightness of its lustre.
    —Maria Stewart (1803–1879)