Definition of Gardner

1. Noun. United States collector and patron of art who built a museum in Boston to house her collection and opened it to the public in 1903 (1840-1924).

Exact synonyms: Isabella Stewart Gardner
Generic synonyms: Accumulator, Collector, Gatherer



2. Noun. Writer of detective novels featuring Perry Mason (1889-1970).
Exact synonyms: Erle Stanley Gardner
Generic synonyms: Author, Writer

Definition of Gardner

1. Proper noun. (surname from=Middle English) (alternative spelling of Gardener) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Literary usage of Gardner

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1890)
"Frances, being then the wife of one Davis, answered the bill, denying that the property was ever divided between her and the plaintiff by Gardner, ..."

2. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1921)
"Action by the Gardner Investment Corporation against Alice T. Barnard. ... PRENTIS, J. Gardner Investment Corporation, engaged In the real estate brokerage ..."

3. The Dictionary of National Biography by Sidney Lee (1908)
"1766, at Covent Garden, as Mrs. Gardner, late Miss Cheney, she acted her ... Mrs. Gardner wrote ' Advertisement, or a Bold Stroke for a Husband,' a comedy ..."

4. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery: From by Great Britain Court of Chancery, John Scott Eldon (1827)
"Gardner, Ex parte. ~DY a settlement, executed in 1794, previous to the ... In 1797 Gardner became a bankrupt; and he died in 1801 ; leaving his widow ..."

5. A Supplement to Allibone's Critical Dictionary of English Literature and by John Foster Kirk, Samuel Austin Allibone (1891)
"Gardner, John Dunn. 1. Ascent and Tour of Mont Blanc, and Passage of the Col du ... Gardner, Percy, MA, formerly Disney professor of archaeology in the ..."

6. Proceedings of the Massachusetts Historical Society by Massachusetts Historical Society (1908)
"Henry Gardner Denny, son of Daniel and Harriet Joanna (Gardner) Denny, ... Henry G. Denny's mother was a daughter of Dr. Henry Gardner of the Harvard class ..."

7. Early Settlers of Nantucket: Their Associates and Descendants by Lydia Swain Mitchell Hinchman (1896)
"Gardner, Zenas, son Paul and Rachel Gardner, TO. Susanna Hussey. ... Richard Gardner, Jr., TO. Samuel Coffin, son Lieutenant John Coffin. ..."

8. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1890)
"Frances, being then the wife of one Davis, answered the bill, denying that the property was ever divided between her and the plaintiff by Gardner, ..."

9. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1921)
"Action by the Gardner Investment Corporation against Alice T. Barnard. ... PRENTIS, J. Gardner Investment Corporation, engaged In the real estate brokerage ..."

10. The Dictionary of National Biography by Sidney Lee (1908)
"1766, at Covent Garden, as Mrs. Gardner, late Miss Cheney, she acted her ... Mrs. Gardner wrote ' Advertisement, or a Bold Stroke for a Husband,' a comedy ..."

11. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery: From by Great Britain Court of Chancery, John Scott Eldon (1827)
"Gardner, Ex parte. ~DY a settlement, executed in 1794, previous to the ... In 1797 Gardner became a bankrupt; and he died in 1801 ; leaving his widow ..."

12. A Supplement to Allibone's Critical Dictionary of English Literature and by John Foster Kirk, Samuel Austin Allibone (1891)
"Gardner, John Dunn. 1. Ascent and Tour of Mont Blanc, and Passage of the Col du ... Gardner, Percy, MA, formerly Disney professor of archaeology in the ..."

13. Proceedings of the Massachusetts Historical Society by Massachusetts Historical Society (1908)
"Henry Gardner Denny, son of Daniel and Harriet Joanna (Gardner) Denny, ... Henry G. Denny's mother was a daughter of Dr. Henry Gardner of the Harvard class ..."

14. Early Settlers of Nantucket: Their Associates and Descendants by Lydia Swain Mitchell Hinchman (1896)
"Gardner, Zenas, son Paul and Rachel Gardner, TO. Susanna Hussey. ... Richard Gardner, Jr., TO. Samuel Coffin, son Lieutenant John Coffin. ..."

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