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Gardner

[gahrd-ner] /ˈgɑrd nər/
noun
1.
Erle Stanley
[url] /ɜrl/ (Show IPA),
1889–1970, U.S. writer of detective stories.
2.
Dame Helen (Louise) 1908–86, British educator and literary critic.
3.
Isabella Stewart, 1840–1924, U.S. art collector.
4.
John (Champlin, Jr.)
[champ-lin] /ˈtʃæmp lɪn/ (Show IPA),
1933–82, U.S. novelist and critic.
5.
John W(illiam) 1912–2002, U.S. educator and author: Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare 1965–68.
6.
a city in N Massachusetts.
7.
a male given name: from an Old French word meaning “gardener.”.
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  • Gardner broke into protestations of Pitt's health, youth, and vigour.

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  • Captain Gardner, recognizing the finality of the tone, sighed and yielded.

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  • Gardner not only gave a list of grievances, but suggested measures to reform them.

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  • Then I will give her plenty of time to consider matters, Mr. Gardner.

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  • Then Fred told what Mr. Gardner had related to him about the gold left by Stults.

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British Dictionary definitions for Gardner

Gardner

/ˈɡɑːdnə/
noun
1.
Ava. 1922–90, US film actress. Her films include The Killers (1946), The Sun also Rises (1957), and The Night of the Iguana (1964)
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