Filbert vs Gilbert - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between filbert and gilbert
is that filbert
is the hazelnut while gilbert
is the cgs unit of magnetomotive force equal to 07958 ampere-turns.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
* 1610 , , act 2 scene 2
The hazel tree.
A paintbrush used in oil and acrylic painting with a long ferrule and a curving, tongue-shaped head.
- I'll bring thee / To clust'ring filberts , and sometimes I'll get thee / Young scamels from the rock.
* (nut) hazelnut
* (tree) hazelnut
* cobnut (usually the common hazel (Corylus avellana ) which grows in the UK and Europe)
(en proper noun
* 1605 , Remains Concerning Britain , John Russell Smith, 1870, p.81:
- Gilbert - - - because it is written in Dooms-day book Gislebert, I judge it rather to signifie Bright or brave pledge - - - .So it is a well fitting name for children which are the only sweet pledges and pawns of love between man and wife.