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[gurt] /gɜrt/
a female given name, form of Gertrude.
Also called Gertie, Gerty
[gur-tee] /ˈgɜr ti/ (Show IPA)
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  • Better shave it off before Gert starts kidding you about it.

    The Trail of the Hawk Sinclair Lewis
  • The King was the opportunist, Olof the idealist, and Gert the "impossibilist."

    Plays--First Series August Strindberg
  • Gert must be thought a man of about sixty, while Christine must be about twenty.

    Master Olof August Strindberg
  • As an idealist he was to be represented by Olof; as a realist by Gustaf; and as a communist by Gert.

    Master Olof August Strindberg
  • Gert (runs up the steps and beats the church door with his fist).

    Master Olof August Strindberg
  • Olof and Gert, dressed as penitents, stand in the pillory near the entrance.

    Master Olof August Strindberg
  • Colvin himself thought them likely to be right; but then Gert suited him.

    Aletta Bertram Mitford
  • They wouldn't have been at all surprised if it had been Gert.

    Italian Letters of a Diplomat's Life

    Mary Alsop King Waddington
  • I was interrupted by a message from Gert begging me to come to her at once.

    Italian Letters of a Diplomat's Life

    Mary Alsop King Waddington
  • The day after, his father, Gert van Niekerk, returned (p. 227) to his house.

    Through Shot and Flame J. D. Kestell.
British Dictionary definitions for Gert


(English, dialect) great or very big
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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