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[hop-kinz] /ˈhɒp kɪnz/
Anthony, born 1937, English actor, born in Wales.
Sir Frederick Gowland
[gou-luh nd] /ˈgaʊ lənd/ (Show IPA),
1861–1947, English physician and biochemist: Nobel Prize in Medicine 1929.
Gerard Manley
[man-lee] /ˈmæn li/ (Show IPA),
1844–89, English poet.
Harry Lloyd, 1890–1946, U.S. government administrator and social worker.
Johns, 1795–1873, U.S. financier and philanthropist.
Mark, 1802–87, U.S. clergyman and educator.
a city in SE Minnesota. Unabridged
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  • Hopkins's brow was clouded, and he sat down with an air of deep dejection.

    The Return of Sherlock Holmes Arthur Conan Doyle
  • But how wet you both are, Mr. Hopkins and Mr. Jones,—did you fall in the water?

    Days Off Henry Van Dyke
  • What place could be the country while this boy Hopkins was about?

    They and I Jerome K. Jerome
  • "Then we must have one together in 1918," smiled Miss Hopkins.

    Once a Week Alan Alexander Milne
  • Incomplete returns indicated a slight gain for Hopkins, but not more than a dozen votes altogether.

British Dictionary definitions for Hopkins


Sir Anthony. born 1937, Welsh actor: his films include Bounty (1984), The Silence of the Lambs (1991), Shadowlands (1994), Nixon (1995), and Hannibal (2001)
Sir Frederick Gowland (ˈɡaʊlənd). 1861–1947, British biochemist, who pioneered research into what came to be called vitamins: shared the Nobel prize for physiology or medicine (1929)
Gerard Manley. 1844–89, British poet and Jesuit priest, who experimented with sprung rhythm in his highly original poetry
Harry L(loyd). 1890–1946, US administrator. During World War II he was a personal aide to President Roosevelt and administered the lend-lease programme
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Hopkins in Medicine

Hopkins Hop·kins (hŏp'kĭnz), Sir Frederick Gowland. 1861-1947.

British biochemist. He shared a 1929 Nobel Prize for discovery of growth-promoting vitamins.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
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