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Arthur

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noun Ar·thur \ˈär-thər\

Definition of Arthur

  1. :  a legendary king of the Britons whose story is based on traditions of a sixth century military leader



13th Century

First Known Use of arthur

13th century


Arthur

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biographical name Ar·thur \ˈär-thər\

Definition of Arthur

  1. Chester Alan 1829–1886 21st pres. of the United States (1881–85)




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