gladstone


glad·stone

noun, 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

Origin of GLADSTONE

W. E. Gladstone
First Known Use: 1887

Glad·stone

biographical name \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

Glad·stone

geographical name \ˈglad-ˌstōn\

Definition of GLADSTONE

city W Missouri N of Kansas City pop 25,410

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