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[gahrd-ner, gahr-dn-er]
  1. Samuel Raw·son [raw-suh n] /ˈrɔ sən/, 1829–1902, English historian.
  2. Stephen,1483–1555, English ecclesiastic and statesman.
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Examples from the Web for gardiner

Historical Examples of gardiner

  • 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.


    Beatrice Fortescue

British Dictionary definitions for gardiner


  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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