Steward

Definition of Steward

Stew´ard
n.1.A man employed in a large family, or on a large estate, to manage the domestic concerns, supervise other servants, collect the rents or income, keep accounts, and the like.
Worthy to be stewards of rent and land.
- Chaucer.
They came near to the steward of Joseph's house.
- Gen. xliii. 19.
As good stewards of the manifold grace of God.
- 1 Pet. iv. 10.
2.A person employed in a hotel, or a club, or on board a ship, to provide for the table, superintend the culinary affairs, etc. In naval vessels, the captain's steward, wardroom steward, steerage steward, warrant officers steward, etc., are petty officers who provide for the messes under their charge.
3.A fiscal agent of certain bodies; as, a steward in a Methodist church.
4.In some colleges, an officer who provides food for the students and superintends the kitchen; also, an officer who attends to the accounts of the students.
5.In Scotland, a magistrate appointed by the crown to exercise jurisdiction over royal lands.
Lord high steward
formerly, the first officer of the crown; afterward, an officer occasionally appointed, as for a coronation, or upon the trial of a peer.
v. t.1.To manage as a steward.

Related Words

Federal, Ganymede, Hebe, MC, accountant, aerial photographer, agent, air warden, aircrew, aircrewman, airline hostess, airline stewardess, amanuensis, attendant, attorney, auditor, avigator, baggage agent, bailiff, bakehead, batman, bellboy, bellhop, bellman, belly gunner, black gang, boilerman, bombardier, bookkeeper, bootblack, boots, bungs, bursar, business agent, butler, cabin boy, caddie, care for, caretaker, cashier, cashkeeper, castellan, caterer, chamberlain, chandler, chips, chore boy, claim agent, clerk, commercial agent, commissariat, commissary, commissary steward, commission agent, complement, comptroller, conservator, consignee, contend with, controller, cope with, copyboy, crew, crew chief, croupier, cupbearer, curator, custodian, customer agent, deal with, deckhand, deckie, depositary, depository, do with, donor, dupe, emcee, errand boy, errand girl, factor, fed, federal agent, financial officer, fireman, flight attendant, flight crew, footboy, forest ranger, freight agent, functionary, furnisher, game warden, gamekeeper, general agent, gofer, governor, guardian, guardian angel, gun loader, gunner, hand, handle, hospital steward, hostess, house steward, housekeeper, implement, instrument, insurance agent, janitor, keeper, land agent, landing signalman, landreeve, law agent, librarian, lifeguard, lifesaver, liquidator, literary agent, loan agent, machine gunner, mail orderly, majordomo, manage, manciple, master of ceremonies, merchant, meteorologist, navigator, news agent, next friend, office boy, office girl, official, oiler, orderly, page, parliamentary agent, passenger agent, patron, paymaster, press agent, prochein ami, proctor, procurator, provider, provisioner, puppet, purchasing agent, purse bearer, purser, purveyor, quartermaster, radio operator, ranger, real estate agent, receiver, retailer, roustabout, sales agent, secretary, seneschal, shepherd, snip, snips, sparks, special agent, squire, station agent, stewardess, stock clerk, stoker, storekeeper, supplier, sutler, tender, theatrical agent, ticket agent, tool, torpedoman, trainbearer, travel agent, treasurer, treat, trustee, use, usher, victualer, vivandier, walking delegate, warden, warder, watch, yeoman
Word:

Browse

Sterre
Sterrink
Sterrometal
Stert
Sterte
Stertorious
Stertorous
Sterve
Stet
Stethal
Stethograph
Stethometer
Stethoscope
Stethoscopic
Stethoscopist
Stethoscopy
Steve
Stevedore
Steven
Stew
-Steward-
Stewardess
Stewardly
Stewardship
Stewartry
Stewish
Stewpan
Stewpot
Stey
Sthenic
Sthenic theory
Stiacciato
Stian
Stibborn
Stibial
Stibialism
Stibiated
Stibiated tartar
Stibic
Stibiconite
Stibine
# A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

© 2014 Delaflex, Inc.Dictionary Home