gladstone


noun

  1. a four-wheel pleasure carriage with a calash top, two inside seats, and dickey seats.
  2. Gladstone bag.

noun

  1. William Ew·art [yoo-ert] /ˈyu ərt/, 1809–98, British statesman: prime minister four times between 1868 and 1894.
  2. a city in NW Missouri.

noun

  1. a light four-wheeled horse-drawn vehicle

noun

  1. William Ewart. 1809–98, British statesman. He became leader of the Liberal Party in 1867 and was four times prime minister (1868–74; 1880–85; 1886; 1892–94). In his first ministry he disestablished the Irish Church (1869) and introduced educational reform (1870) and the secret ballot (1872). He succeeded in carrying the Reform Act of 1884 but failed to gain support for a Home Rule Bill for Ireland, to which he devoted much of the latter part of his career

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