Definition of Gielgud
1. Noun. English actor of Shakespearean roles who was also noted for appearances in films (1904-2000).
Generic synonyms: Actor, Histrion, Player, Role Player, Thespian
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Literary usage of Gielgud
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. History of the Late Polish Revolution: And the Events of the Campaign by Joseph Hordynski (1832)
"General gielgud advances into Lithuania.—Allows a Russian corps to pass within a league of ... THE forces of General gielgud having thus crossed the Niemen, ..."
2. History of Europe from the Fall of Napoleon in 1815 to the Accession of by Archibald Alison (1855)
"Zalewski, who commanded the Polish right, defeated the Russian left opposed to him; but gielgud was repulsed in the centre, his guns were dismounted by the ..."
3. American Annual Register by Joseph Blunt (1832)
"Finally, General gielgud and his division started from Lomza for the same ... General gielgud soon came up with Colonel Sierakowski and his corps, ..."
4. History of Europe: 1815-1852 by Archibald Alison (1864)
"Zalewski, who commanded the Polish right, defeated the Russian left opposed to him ; but gielgud was repulsed in the centre, his guns were dismounted by the ..."
5. Review, Historical and Political, of the Late Revolution in France: And of by Caleb Cushing (1833)
"And by another inconceivable error, gielgud attacked the city alone, ... gielgud, without any particular combinations favoring his object,march- ed up the ..."
6. History of the Revolutions in Europe: From the Subversion of the Roman by Christophe Koch, Frédéric Schoell (1836)
"General gielgud was sent with a force of 8000 men into Samogitia, a district of Lithuania, ... On the 13th of July, the remains of the corps of gielgud and ..."