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

  • n. A dry martini garnished with a small pickled onion.
  • Gibson, Althea 1927-2003. American tennis player. The first African American to play at Wimbledon (1951), she won the U.S. women's singles title and the singles and doubles titles at Wimbledon in 1957 and 1958.
  • Gibson, Joshua Known as "Josh.” 1911-1947. American baseball player. During his 17-year career in the Negro Leagues (1929-1946), he is reported to have hit nearly 800 home runs, 84 of them in an estimated 200-game season.
  • Gibson, Robert Known as "Bob.” Born 1935. American baseball player. A right-handed pitcher for the St. Louis Cardinals (1959-1975), he is best known for his 1968 season, in which he set major-league records for single-season earned run average (1.12) and most strikeouts in a World Series (35), and won the first of his two Cy Young Awards (1968, 1970).

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. An English and Scottish patronymic surname.
  • proper n. A manufacturer of acoustic and electric guitars.

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

  • n. Australian actor (born in the United States in 1956)
  • n. United States illustrator remembered for his creation of the `Gibson girl' (1867-1944)
  • n. United States tennis player who was the first Black woman player to win all the major world singles titles (1927-2003)


From the name Gibson.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Gibb +‎ -son. (Wiktionary)



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