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Larkin

[lahr-kin] /ˈlɑr kɪn/
noun
1.
Philip, 1922–85, English poet and critic.
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  • Larkin struck in with one of his irrepressible puns about a "Vassarlating maid," and the laughter became general.

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  • Aiken felt that it had misjudged Larkin, and he departed in high favor.

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  • Larkin glanced at the pallid face, and felt a touch of pity for the miserable fellow.

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  • And Larkin's thoughts flitted from the past and future to the present.

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  • The professor had spoken with such authority that Sheriff Larkin hesitated in his intention of landing the bloodhounds.

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Larkin

/ˈlɑːkɪn/
noun
1.
Philip. 1922–85, English poet: his verse collections include The Less Deceived (1955) and The Whitsun Weddings (1964)
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