What is Gilbert?

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

Some articles on 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 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 ...
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 ...
Ranger Rick - Features
... realizing the hazards of long 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 Gloucester) and Hertford (see Earl of Hertford) ...

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:

    While Darwinian Man, though well-behaved,
    At best is only a monkey shaved!
    —Sir William Schwenck Gilbert (1836–1911)

    Bow, bow, ye lower middle classes!
    Bow, bow, ye tradesmen, bow, ye masses!
    —Sir William Schwenck Gilbert (1836–1911)

    They soon became like brothers from community of wrongs;
    They wrote each other little odes and sang each other songs;
    They told each other anecdotes disparaging their wives;
    On several occasions, too, they saved each other’s lives.
    —Sir William Schwenck Gilbert (1836–1911)