- a four-wheel pleasure carriage with a calash top, two inside seats, and dickey seats.
- Gladstone bag.
Origin of Gladstone1
- William Ew·art [yoo-ert] /ˈyu ərt/, 1809–98, British statesman: prime minister four times between 1868 and 1894.
- a city in NW Missouri.
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Contemporary Examples of gladstone
Gradually, the sadness turned into odd and unpredictable behavior, Gladstone said.
As a young girl, Britney Spears “was an extremely gifted gymnast,” Gladstone said.
During that two-week break, Britney Spears met and “quickly” fell in love with Kevin Federline, Gladstone said.
“It was a big relationship and it ended painfully,” Gladstone said.
“By June 2007, Mr. Lutfi is firmly entrenched in the life of Britney Spears,” Gladstone said.
Historical Examples of gladstone
Mr. Gladstone, as he gleefully remarked the other day, has broken the record.
But that is one of the attributes of Mr. Gladstone which endear him so much to his party.
On the wall opposite the house the name of "Gladstone" is carved.
The Eton Society of Gladstone's day was a brilliant group of boys.
He had determined before to answer them and cut up Gladstone!
- a light four-wheeled horse-drawn vehicle
Word Origin for Gladstone
- William Ewart. 1809–98, British statesman. He became leader of the Liberal Party in 1867 and was four times prime minister (1868–74; 1880–85; 1886; 1892–94). In his first ministry he disestablished the Irish Church (1869) and introduced educational reform (1870) and the secret ballot (1872). He succeeded in carrying the Reform Act of 1884 but failed to gain support for a Home Rule Bill for Ireland, to which he devoted much of the latter part of his career