- Comte É·tienne Mau·rice [kawnt ey-tyen moh-rees] /kɔ̃t eɪˈtyɛn moʊˈris/, 1773–1852, French marshal under Napoleon.
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’
December 3, 2014
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
September 19, 2014
They even found a spot for legendary French actor Gerard Depardeux [sic].The First Amendment Works, But Does it Work Blue?
July 19, 2014
“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
January 11, 2014
A few hundred years later, Belgian cartographer Gerard Mercator was charged with heresy.The Secret, Contentious History of Maps
November 30, 2013
And with Gerard's assistance Pierre in all haste removed the girl from the train.
Berthaud was no doubt right, this was the wife that he, Gerard, needed.
For a moment Gerard seemed shaken, and then he relapsed into perplexity.
And she thereupon asked Gerard how she was to execute this commission.
Gerard went on giving explanations with a quiet, satisfied air.
- François (Pascal Simon), Baron. 1770–1837, French painter, court painter to Napoleon I and Louis XVIII
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."