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Gibson1

[gib-suh n] /ˈgɪb sən/
noun
1.
a dry martini cocktail garnished with a pearl onion.
Origin of Gibson1
1925-1930
First recorded in 1925-30; after the surname Gibson

Gibson2

[gib-suh n] /ˈgɪb sən/
noun
1.
Althea, 1927–2003, U.S. tennis player.
2.
Charles Dana
[dey-nuh] /ˈdeɪ nə/ (Show IPA),
1867–1944, U.S. artist and illustrator.
3.
Josh(ua) 1911–47, U.S. baseball player.
4.
Robert ("Bob") born 1935, U.S. baseball pitcher.
5.
a male given name.
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  • Gibson was glad, after they had landed on the satellite, that he had taken the advice.

    Irresistible Weapon Horace Brown Fyfe
  • He'll have his little joke, thought Gibson, and I'll let him put it over.

    Irresistible Weapon Horace Brown Fyfe
  • Such a tingle shot up Gibson's spine that he was sure he must have jumped.

    Irresistible Weapon Horace Brown Fyfe
  • Maybe I'd better wait till we reach his ship, Gibson thought.

    Irresistible Weapon Horace Brown Fyfe
  • There is, moreover, no evidence that Gibson was then in service.

    Chronicles of Border Warfare Alexander Scott Withers
British Dictionary definitions for Gibson

Gibson1

/ˈɡɪbsən/
noun
1.
(mainly US) a cocktail consisting of four or more parts dry gin and one part dry vermouth, iced and served with a pickled pearl onion

Gibson2

/ˈɡɪbsən/
noun
1.
Mel. born 1956, Australian film actor and director: his films include Mad Max (1979), Hamlet (1990), Braveheart (1996; also directed), What Women Want (2000), The Passion of the Christ (2004; director only), and Apocalypto (2006; director and co-writer)
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