What is Gilbert?

  • (noun): English court physician noted for his studies of terrestrial magnetism (1540-1603).
    Synonyms: William Gilbert
    See also — Additional definitions below

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Peter Gilbert
... Eric Peter Gilbert (born 31 July 1983), known as Peter Gilbert, is an English-born Wales national under-21 football team international who plays as a ...
L. Wolfe Gilbert - Biography
... Born in Odessa, Russian Empire, Gilbert moved to the United States as a young man and eventually established himself as one of the leading songwriters on Tin Pan Alley ... Gilbert began his career touring with John L ... Gilbert's first songwriting success came in 1912 when F ...
Gilbert Yvel - Career
... Gilbert Yvel was one of the first Dutch fighters who successfully applied the Muay Thai striking style to mixed martial arts ... Gilbert possesses an arsenal of strikes and kicks as befitting his Muay Thai training and is famous for his signature "flying knee" strike ... Gilbert Yvel grew up in the Bijlmer in Amsterdam ...
Ranger Rick - Features
... fishing lines at sea (June and July 2008) illustrated by Rob Gilbert/Robby Gilbert ... illustrated by Rob Gilbert/Robby Gilbert ...
Gilbert, Count Of Brionne - Children
... Normandy portal Sir Richard Fitz Gilbert (Richard de Clare) (1030–1091), m. 1090) Through these sons Gilbert was ancestor of the English house of de Clare, of the Barons FitzWalter, and the Earls of Gloucester (see Earl of ...

More definitions of "Gilbert":

  • (noun): United States architect who influenced the development of the skyscraper (1859-1934).
    Synonyms: Cass Gilbert
  • (noun): A unit of magnetomotive force equal to 0.7958 ampere-turns.
    Synonyms: Gb, Gi

Famous quotes containing the word gilbert:

    When Wellington thrashed Bonaparte,
    As every child can tell,
    The House of Peers, throughout the war,
    Did nothing in particular,
    And did it very well:
    —Sir William Schwenck Gilbert (1836–1911)

    Bless your heart, they don’t mind—they’re exceedingly
    kind—
    They don’t blame you—as long as you’re funny!
    —Sir William Schwenck Gilbert (1836–1911)

    Things are seldom what they seem,
    Skim milk masquerades as cream.
    —Sir William Schwenck Gilbert (1836–1911)