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Gardiner

[gahrd-ner, gahr-dn-er] /ˈgɑrd nər, ˈgɑr dn ər/
noun
1.
Samuel Rawson
[raw-suh n] /ˈrɔ sən/ (Show IPA),
1829–1902, English historian.
2.
Stephen, 1483–1555, English ecclesiastic and statesman.
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  • And it is hardly possible to misse in graffing so often, if your Gardiner be worth his name.

    A New Orchard And Garden William Lawson
  • He led them to a spot now called Gardiner's Neck, in the town of Swanzey.

    King Philip

    John S. C. (John Stevens Cabot) Abbott
  • The scene has been most sympathetically described by Gardiner.

    Browning's England Helen Archibald Clarke
  • According to Gardiner, she was by this time bestowing her favors upon Pym.

    Browning's England Helen Archibald Clarke
  • For the present he and Gardiner, restored to favour with him, were all-powerful.

    Holbein Beatrice Fortescue
  • On the landing outside Doctor Gardiner paused a few moments.

    Jolly Sally Pendleton

    Laura Jean Libbey
  • Doctor Gardiner, as we have explained, was an athletic young man.

    Jolly Sally Pendleton

    Laura Jean Libbey
  • "I shall not detain you longer, my dear Mrs. Gardiner," he said.

    Jolly Sally Pendleton

    Laura Jean Libbey
  • You are too tired to see Mrs. Gardiner to-night after your long journey.

    Jolly Sally Pendleton

    Laura Jean Libbey
  • "I experienced the same feeling, Margaret," returned Mrs. Gardiner.

    Jolly Sally Pendleton

    Laura Jean Libbey
British Dictionary definitions for Gardiner

Gardiner

/ˈɡɑːdnə/
noun
1.
Sir John Eliot. born 1943, British conductor, noted for performances using period instruments; founded the Monteverdi Choir in 1965, the English Baroque Soloists in 1978, and the Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique in 1990
2.
Stephen. ?1483–1555, English bishop and statesman; lord chancellor (1553–55). He opposed Protestantism, supporting the anti-Reformation policies of Mary I
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