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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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
... of long fishing lines at sea (June and July 2008) illustrated by Rob Gilbert/Robby Gilbert ... illustrated by Rob Gilbert/Robby Gilbert ...
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, 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 ...
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 Defender ...

More definitions of "Gilbert":

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

Famous quotes containing the word gilbert:

    I often think it’s comical
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    —Sir William Schwenck Gilbert (1836–1911)

    In enterprise of martial kind, When there was any fighting,
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    —Sir William Schwenck Gilbert (1836–1911)

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    —Sir William Schwenck Gilbert (1836–1911)