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1. gladstone, william ewart gladstone, william gladstone

liberal British statesman who served as prime minister four times (1809-1898)

2. gladstone, gladstone bag, portmanteau

a large travelling bag made of stiff leather

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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
a light four-wheeled horse-drawn vehicle

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a traveling bag hinged so that it can open flat into two compartments of equal size
: in full Gladstone bag
ˈWilliam Ewart (ˈjuərt ) ; yo̅oˈərt) 1809-98; Brit. statesman: prime minister (1868-74; 1880-85; 1886; 1892-94)

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British political leader who served as Liberal prime minister four times (1868-1874, 1880-1885, 1886, and 1892-1894). He enacted educational and parliamentary reforms and supported Irish home rule.
1. A light four-wheeled convertible carriage with two interior seats and places outside for a driver and footman.
2. A Gladstone bag.

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