[gib-uh n] /ˈgɪb ən/
Edward, 1737–94, English historian.
any small agile arboreal anthropoid ape of the genus Hylobates, inhabiting forests in S Asia
Edward. 1737–94, English historian; author of The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire (1776–88), controversial in its historical criticism of Christianity
Lewis Grassic (ˈɡræsɪk), real name James Leslie Mitchell. 1901–35, Scottish writer: best known for his trilogy of novels Scots Quair (1932–34)
1770, from French gibbon (18c.), supposedly from a word in the French colonies of India but not found in any language there. Brought to Europe by Marquis Joseph-François Dupleix (1697-1763), French governor general in India 1742-54. The surname is Old French Giboin, from Frankish *Geba-win “gift-friend,” or in some cases a diminutive of Gibb, itself a familiar form of Gilbert.
- Edward heath
[heeth] /hiθ/ noun 1. Sir Edward (Richard George) 1916–2005, British statesman: prime minister 1970–74. /hiːθ/ noun 1. (Brit) a large open area, usually with sandy soil and scrubby vegetation, esp heather 2. Also called heather. any low-growing evergreen ericaceous shrub of the Old World genus Erica and related genera, having small bell-shaped typically pink or […]
- Edward house
[hous] /haʊs/ noun 1. Edward Mandell [man-dl] /ˈmæn dl/ (Show IPA), (“Colonel House”) 1858–1938, U.S. diplomat. 2. Son [suhn] /sʌn/ (Show IPA), (Eddie James House, Jr) 1902–88, U.S. blues singer and guitarist. noun (haʊs) (pl) houses (ˈhaʊzɪz) 1. 2. the people present in a house, esp its usual occupants 3. 4. (often capital) a family […]
- Edward I
noun 1. (“Edward Longshanks”) 1239–1307, king of England 1272–1307 (son of Henry III). noun 1. 1239–1307, king of England (1272–1307); son of Henry III. He conquered Wales (1284) but failed to subdue Scotland
[ed-wawr-dee-uh n, -wahr-] /ɛdˈwɔr di ən, -ˈwɑr-/ adjective 1. of or relating to the reign of . 2. reflecting the opulence or self-satisfaction characteristic of this reign. 3. noting or pertaining to the castle architecture of . noun 4. a person who lived during the reign of . /ɛdˈwɔːdɪən/ adjective 1. denoting, relating to, or […]