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
Definition of Gladstone
city W Missouri N of Kansas City pop 25,410
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