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Atkins

[at-kinz]
noun, plural At·kins for 2.
  1. ChesterChet, 1924–2001, U.S. country-and-western singer and musician.
  2. Tommy Atkins.
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  • The Atkins town pump, also his gift, stood before the townhall.

    Cy Whittaker's Place

    Joseph C. Lincoln

  • "Tad" Simpson was known to be deep in Congressman Atkins's confidence.

    Cy Whittaker's Place

    Joseph C. Lincoln

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

    Cy Whittaker's Place

    Joseph C. Lincoln

  • And, because I did it, the Atkins crowd—and that means most everybody now—haven't any love for you.

    Cy Whittaker's Place

    Joseph C. Lincoln

  • Atkins, take that feller out of this house and off my premises.

    Cy Whittaker's Place

    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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