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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A dry martini garnished with a small pickled onion.
  • Joshua,American baseball player. During his 17-year career in the Negro Leagues (1930–1946), he is reported to have hit nearly 800 home runs, 84 of them in an estimated 200-game season.
  • William Ford,American science fiction writer influential in the development of the cyberpunk genre with works such as “Johnny Mnemonic” (1981) and Neuromancer (1984).
  • Robert,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).
  • Althea,American tennis player. The first African American to play at Wimbledon (1951), she won the US women's singles title and the singles and doubles titles at Wimbledon in 1957 and 1958.

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

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

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

Etymologies

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

[From the name Gibson.]

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From Gibb +‎ -son.

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