Origin of gilbert
Examples from the Web for gilbert
Contemporary Examples of gilbert
Nearly half a century later, in an interview with art filmmaker Gilbert Prouteau, Picasso spoke about the events of 1911.Did Picasso Try to Steal the Mona Lisa?
October 23, 2014
As a side note, James and Gilbert being forced to hug it out might be the most shocking twist in this entire soap opera.LeBron James Returns to Cleveland: How 'The Decision 2.0' Happened
July 11, 2014
It was Birch who took Gilbert and George to China, a trip on which Compston was invited, missed the plane, and came along later.Joshua Compston Was Once the Wunderkind of the British Art World…and Now He’s Been Practically Forgotten
January 17, 2014
Cobbold talks to The Daily Beast about Models and Mothers, on display through October 31 at The Gilbert Scott in London.Models and Their Mothers
October 9, 2013
Gilbert revealed this during "Secrets" week on the daytime TV show The Talk, where she is a co-host.Julianne Moore Cast in ‘Hunger Games,’ Miss New York Calls Miss America Fat
September 13, 2013
Historical Examples of gilbert
"Not him, but yourself, brother," said Alexander; and Gilbert was silenced.Cameos from English History, from Rollo to Edward II
Charlotte Mary Yonge
Sir W. But, Gilbert, for my sake you must conquer this prejudice.
The new inn's yours, and no other's, and Gilbert is your own too, and no other's—but Mabel's for life.
Honest Gilbert, how glad I shall be to do any thing for you, independently of your master!
From the first I suspicted Mr. Gilbert had his heart on Mabel.
Word Origin for gilbert
masc. proper name, from Old French Guillebert (from Old High German Williberht, literally "a bright will") or Old French Gilebert, from Gisilbert, literally "a bright pledge," from Old High German gisil "pledge," a Celtic loan-word (cf. Old Irish giall "pledge") + beorht "bright" (see Albert). It was the common name for a male cat (especially in short form Gib) from c.1400 (see Tom). As a unit of magneto-motive force, it honors English physicist William Gilbert (1544-1603).