What is Gilbert?

  • (noun): English navigator who in 1583 established in Newfoundland the first English colony in North America (1539-1583).
    Synonyms: Humphrey Gilbert, Sir Humphrey Gilbert
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on 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 ...
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
... (June and July 2008) illustrated by Rob Gilbert/Robby Gilbert ... illustrated by Rob Gilbert/Robby Gilbert ...
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 ...
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 ...

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
  • (noun): English court physician noted for his studies of terrestrial magnetism (1540-1603).
    Synonyms: William Gilbert

Famous quotes containing the word gilbert:

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

    If you give me your attention, I will tell you what I am:
    I’m a genuine philanthropist—all other kinds are sham.
    Each little fault of temper and each social defect
    In my erring fellow creatures, I endeavor to correct.
    —Sir William Schwenck Gilbert (1836–1911)

    I shall carry to the Catacombs of Age,
    Photographically lined
    On the tablet of my mind,
    —Sir William Schwenck Gilbert (1836–1911)