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Gib·son

 (gĭb′sən)
n.
A dry martini garnished with a small pickled onion.

[From the name Gibson.]

Gibson

(ˈɡɪbsən)
n
(Cookery) chiefly US a cocktail consisting of four or more parts dry gin and one part dry vermouth, iced and served with a pickled pearl onion

Gibson

(ˈɡɪbsən)
n
(Biography) Mel. born 1956, Australian film actor and director: his films include Mad Max (1979), Hamlet (1990), Braveheart (1996; also directed), What Women Want (2000), The Passion of the Christ (2004; director only), and Apocalypto (2006; director and co-writer)

Gib•son

(ˈgɪb sən)

n.
a dry martini cocktail garnished with a pearl onion.
[1925–30; after the surname Gibson]

Gib•son

(ˈgɪb sən)

n.
1. Althea, born 1927, U.S. tennis player.
2. Charles Dana, 1867–1944, U.S. artist and illustrator.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Gibson - United States illustrator remembered for his creation of the `Gibson girl' (1867-1944)Gibson - United States illustrator remembered for his creation of the `Gibson girl' (1867-1944)
2.Gibson - Australian actor (born in the United States in 1956)
U.S.A., United States, United States of America, US, USA, America, the States, U.S. - North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776
3.Gibson - United States tennis player who was the first Black woman player to win all the major world singles titles (1927-2003)
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John does not at all resemble his father, and I am glad of it: John is like me and like my brothers--he is quite a Gibson.
Georgiana, when not unburdening her heart to me, spent most of her time in lying on the sofa, fretting about the dulness of the house, and wishing over and over again that her aunt Gibson would send her an invitation up to town.
In May, Wheaties conducted an open tryout that was attended by more than 1,000 would-be "Kirk Gibsons.
It was the bottom of the ninth inning, with two outs, when pinch-hitter Kirk Gibson went to bat against the Oakland Athletics.
The Gibsons contacted Krispy Kreme headquarters and learned that no Santa Clarita location was planned for at least the next few years, so they figured they had a unique opportunity to tap into a market.
The response, filed yesterday with the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio, also stated that the transactions that Gibson now seeks to rescind were authorized by senior officials of Gibson and reviewed by members of Gibsons's Board of Directors.
Despite the warnings of the Gibsons, I am not that concerned about my own salvation.
If you don't quite have the bucks for a vintage Martin, Gibson or Fender but still would like to get into guitars as an investment, rest assured that there are many other options.
While one news report this month said Gibson had agreed to cut the scene, he has not confirmed its deletion.