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Gibson

1
[gib-suh n]
noun
  1. a dry martini cocktail garnished with a pearl onion.
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Origin of Gibson

1
First recorded in 1925–30; after the surname Gibson

Gibson

2
[gib-suh n]
noun
  1. Althea,1927–2003, U.S. tennis player.
  2. Charles Da·na [dey-nuh] /ˈdeɪ nə/, 1867–1944, U.S. artist and illustrator.
  3. Josh(ua),1911–47, U.S. baseball player.
  4. RobertBob, born 1935, U.S. baseball pitcher.
  5. a male given name.
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Historical Examples of gibson

  • 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

  • He'll have his little joke, thought Gibson, and I'll let him put it over.

    Irresistible Weapon

    Horace Brown Fyfe

  • Gibson was glad, after they had landed on the satellite, that he had taken the advice.

    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

Gibson

1
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
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Gibson

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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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