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Jenkins

/ˈdʒɛŋkɪnz/
noun
1.
Roy (Harris), Baron Jenkins of Hillhead. 1920–2003, British politician and author; Labour home secretary (1965–67, 1974–76) and chancellor of the exchequer (1967–70); president of the European Commission (1977–80); cofounder of the Social Democratic Party (1981); leader of party (1982–83); Chancellor of Oxford University (1987–2003)
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  • Mr. jenkins, the grocer, rented a cutaway, and bought a new Panama to wear with it.

    K Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • "You'd frighten them away, if you did," said Mrs. jenkins, dashing some water into the teapot.

    The Channings Mrs. Henry Wood
  • "I was sorry to hear of the accident, jenkins," Mr. Galloway resumed.

    The Channings Mrs. Henry Wood
  • The latter took the despatch, and opened it, directing jenkins to sign the paper.

    The Channings Mrs. Henry Wood
  • There's not a better judge of notes than myself in the kingdom; and jenkins is as good as I am.

    The Channings Mrs. Henry Wood

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