Atkins

[at-kinz]
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  • "Tad" Simpson was known to be deep in Congressman Atkins's confidence.

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    Joseph C. Lincoln

  • The Atkins town pump, also his gift, stood before the townhall.

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    Joseph C. Lincoln

  • Mr. Atkins walked solemnly to the front, amidst a burst of recognition.

    Cy Whittaker's Place

    Joseph C. Lincoln

  • Mr. Atkins and the captain had all but come to blows over the child.

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    Joseph C. Lincoln

  • The hands were shaken, and the train bore the Atkins delegation away.

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    Joseph C. Lincoln


British Dictionary definitions for atkins

Atkins

noun
  1. Robert C . 1930–2003, US physician, cardiologist, and nutritionist. An advocate of complementary medicine, he devised a widely-used diet (the Atkins diet) based on controlled intake of carbohydrates for weight management and disease prevention
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