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Higgins

[hig-inz]
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noun
  1. George V.,1939–99, U.S. novelist.
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  • Higgins would have had the law on him if he had throwed up the trade.

  • This man Higgins, he went to work for her on her place, and pretty soon he married her.

    Cy Whittaker's Place

    Joseph C. Lincoln

  • Mr. Higgins laid it upon the table and put his hand into his own pocket.

    The Depot Master

    Joseph C. Lincoln

  • The "club" was one of the rooms over Mr. Higgins's store and post office.

    The Depot Master

    Joseph C. Lincoln

  • He owes me over thirty, and I guess Higgins is worse off than any of us.

    The Depot Master

    Joseph C. Lincoln


British Dictionary definitions for higgins

Higgins

noun
  1. Alex, known as Hurricane Higgins . 1949–2010, Northern Irish snooker player: world champion (1972, 1982)
  2. Jack, real name Harry Patterson . born 1929, British novelist; his thrillers include The Eagle Has Landed (1975), Confessional (1985), and Midnight Runner (2002)
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