Sir William Gilbert

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Sir William Gilbert a librettist who was a collaborator with Sir Arthur Sullivan in a famous series of comic operettas (1836-1911)
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Usage

In literature:

Witnessed by Sir William Gilbert, clerk and curate of Stratford.
"Shakespeare's Family" by Mrs. C. C. Stopes
Sir William Gilbert, as I have said before, had a master mind as a playwright.
"The Secrets of a Savoyard" by Henry A. Lytton
There I saw Dr. Gilbert, Sir William Paddy's and other pictures of men famous in their faculty.
"The Diary of John Evelyn (Vol 1 of 2)" by John Evelyn
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