Posted by Finn Cormac on December 09, 1999 at 10:01:16:
In Reply to: Old English (Anglo-Saxon) titles posted by Kane on September 12, 1999 at 09:01:16:
: styweard (STEE-way-ard)
: pig-guard. Later, "steward." From this word, we get the not-too-unfamiliar surname "Stewart." How royal.
I think a better intepretation is rendered as Sty-ward .
Sty meant dwelling and is still found in Scandinavian languages today as "Stu(ga)"
cf pig = sugga
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