Gilbert

All Sources -
Updated Media sources (1) About encyclopedia.com content Print Topic Share Topic
views updated

Gilbert, (Sir) W(illiam) S(chwenck) (b London, 1836; d Harrow Weald, 1911). Eng. poet and playwright, librettist of 14 operettas (the ‘Savoy Operas’) with Sullivan from 1871 to 1896. Knighted 1907. The libretti for Sullivan were: Thespis (1871); Trial by Jury (1875); The Sorcerer (1877, rev. 1884); HMS Pinafore (1878); The Pirates of Penzance (1879); Patience (1881); Iolanthe (1882); Princess Ida (1884); The Mikado (1885); Ruddigore (1887); The Yeomen of the Guard (1888); The Gondoliers (1889); Utopia (Limited) (1893); The Grand Duke (1896).

views updated

Gilbert •peart •immediate, intermediate •idiot •collegiate, intercollegiate •orgeat • Eliot • affiliate •foliate, trifoliate •aculeate, Juliet •Uniate • opiate •chariot, Harriet, Judas Iscariot, lariat, Marryat •compatriot, expatriate, patriot •heriot, Herriot •commissariat, lumpenproletariat, proletariat, salariat, secretariat, vicariate •inebriate • Cypriot •baccalaureate, laureate, professoriate •appropriate • licentiate • satiate •initiate, novitiate, patriciate •associate • cruciate • Cheviot • soviet •roseate •Byatt, diet, quiet, riot, ryot, Wyatt •inchoate •Ewart, Stewart •Verwoerd •graduate, undergraduate •attenuate • situate •abbot, Cabot •Albert • lambert • Egbert • Delbert •filbert, Gilbert •halibut • celibate • Robert • Osbert •Norbert •Hubert, Schubert •Humbert • Cuthbert •burbot, Herbert, sherbet, turbot •Frankfort • effort • comfort

views updated

Gilbert A reversed polarity chron in the mid Pliocene, which is followed by the Gauss normal polarity chron. It started about 5.70 Ma ago and lasted until 3.58 Ma. The Gilbert contains at least four normal polarity subchrons: Thvera; Sidufjall; Nunivak; and Cochiti.

More From encyclopedia.com

You Might Also Like