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Examples from the Web for gerard
Eight days later their bassist, Gerard Smith, passed away from lung cancer.Revenge of the Rock Nerds: TV on the Radio’s Long Road to ‘Seeds’|Marlow Stern|December 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
GERARD BUTLER The Scottish hunk is—surprisingly—leaning towards “NO” when it comes to Scottish independence.Celebs Pick Sides on Scotland Referendum: Sean Connery, Andy Murray, Prince Harry, and More|Marlow Stern|September 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They even found a spot for legendary French actor Gerard Depardeux [sic].
“I was trained as a sculptor,” said Gerard, who teaches at the Pratt Institute and School of Visual Arts in New York.In ‘Lost at Sea’ Exhibition, Celia Gerard’s Sculpture Turns to Drawing|Justin Jones|January 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A few hundred years later, Belgian cartographer Gerard Mercator was charged with heresy.
And only Gerard himself knew the history of service in the face of death comprehended in the simple statement.
I'm saying it; Gerard cut him off from getting past, and he pitched a wrench that knocked him out.
"I wish you had been with us, Corrie," was all Gerard found to say.
Gerard would soon find the right cure for that sort of complaint, he said, when the real business of the trip should begin.The Luck of Gerard Ridgeley|Bertram Mitford
The author then quotes the passage from Gerard where mention is made of the Barnacle.
British Dictionary definitions for gerard
Word Origin and History for gerard
masc. proper name, from Old French Gerart (Modern French Gérard), of Germanic origin; cf. Old High German Gerhard, literally "strong with the spear," from ger "spear" + hart "hard."