Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A light four-wheeled convertible carriage with two interior seats and places outside for a driver and footman.
  • n. A Gladstone bag.
  • Gladstone, William Ewart 1809-1898. British political leader who served as Liberal prime minister four times (1868-1874, 1880-1885, 1886, and 1892-1894). He enacted educational and parliamentary reforms and supported Irish home rule.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. A Scottish habitational surname from the place in Lanarkshire.
  • proper n. Any of several other places of the same name.
  • proper n. William Ewart Gladstone, British Prime Minister.
  • n. A Gladstone bag.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A four-wheeled pleasure carriage with two inside seats, calash top, and seats for driver and footman.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A roomy four-wheeled pleasure-carriage with two inside seats, calash-top, and seats for driver and footman.—
  • n. Same as Gladstone bag.—

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a large travelling bag made of stiff leather
  • n. liberal British statesman who served as prime minister four times (1809-1898)

Etymologies

After William Ewart Gladstone.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

  • GLADSTONE - Lifeguards may have been reinstated at the Gladstone beach for the 2010 season, but the public backlash following their initial cut is still resounding with city officials.

    Daily Press

  • GLADSTONE - Three people were transported to the hospital early this morning following a one-car rollover on U.S. 2 between Gladstone and Rapid River, according to Michigan State

    Daily Press

  • GLADSTONE - A check for more than $150,000 from the Dr. Mary Cretens trust, was presented to the city of Gladstone during Monday's city commission meeting.

    Daily Press

  • GLADSTONE -- The over $425,000 Harbor Point project in Gladstone is coming along, and officials expect to be finished by the 4th of July.

    TV6 - TV6 News

  • GLADSTONE -- Saunders Point in Gladstone continues to be a dangerous spot for anglers.

    TV6 - TV6 News

  • GLADSTONE - H. John Gustafson, 78, of 705 N. Bluff Drive, Gladstone, passed away Tuesday morning, April 7, 2009 at home.

    Daily Press

  • GLADSTONE - Gerald "Jerry" L. Danhoff, 77, of 7730 Summit 19.55 Drive, Gladstone, passed away Tuesday morning, March 31, 2008, at the St. Francis Hospital in Escanaba.

    Daily Press

  • GLADSTONE - Three members of the Gladstone wrestling team, including the Upper Peninsula's Mr. Wrestler Chad Deno, will compete in the Division 2 state meet at The Palace of Auburn Hills this week.

    Daily Press

  • GLADSTONE - Holocaust survivor and speaker Henry Greenbaum will be appearing in Gladstone this week.

    The Mining Journal

  • GLADSTONE - Blanche J. Lamberg, 82, of Gladstone, passed away on Saturday morning, Feb. 28,

    Daily Press

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