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Arthur

[ahr-ther] /ˈɑr θər/
noun
1.
Chester Alan, 1830–86, 21st president of the U.S. 1881–85.
2.
legendary king in ancient Britain: leader of the Knights of the Round Table.
3.
a male given name.
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British Dictionary definitions for c.a. arthur

Arthur

/ˈɑːθə/
noun
1.
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.
Chester Alan. 1830–86, 21st president of the US (1881–85)
3.
(Austral & NZ, informal) not know whether one is Arthur or Martha, to be in a state of confusion
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Word Origin and History for c.a. arthur
Arthur
masc. proper name, from M.L. Arthurus/Arturus, from Welsh arth "bear," cognate with Gk. arktos, L. ursus (see Arctic). Arthurian "pertaining to the series of tales of British King Arthur and his knights, is first attested 1853.
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