Stewartry
Stewartry Stew"art*ry, n. 1. An overseer or superintendent. [R.] ``The stewartry of provisions.'' --Tooke. [1913 Webster]

2. The office of a steward; stewardship. [R.] --Byron. [1913 Webster]

3. In Scotland, the jurisdiction of a steward; also, the lands under such jurisdiction. [1913 Webster]


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