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gladstone

noun, glad·stone often capitalized \ˈglad-ˌstōn, chiefly British -stən\

Definition of GLADSTONE

:  a suitcase with flexible sides on a rigid frame that opens flat into two equal compartments —called also gladstone bag
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Origin of GLADSTONE

W. E. Gladstone
First Known Use: 1887

Gladstone

biographical name Glad·stone \ˈglad-ˌstōn, chiefly British -stən\

Definition of GLADSTONE

William Ewart 1809–1898 British statesman; prime min. (1868–74; 1880–85; 1886; 1892–94)
Glad·ston·ian \ˌglad-ˈstō-nē-ən\ adjective

Gladstone

geographical name Glad·stone \ˈglad-ˌstōn\

Definition of GLADSTONE

city W Missouri N of Kansas City pop 25,410

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