Definitions

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  • proper n. A patronymic surname.

Etymologies

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From Thomas +‎ -son.

Examples

  • THOMASSON (Thomasson, SHNS -- Column) -- WASHINGTON: John McCain's voice is being drowned out by Barack Obama's huge edge in campaign cash.

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  • "When somebody asked me to get involved with this, I thought this was never going to happen," recalled Thomasson, a former Clinton administration official.

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  • He and his colleagues refined the name to "Thomasson" because at that time, 1982, American baseball player Gary Thomasson was playing for the Japanese team the Yomiuri Giants ... or rather, NOT playing, because he couldn't seem to manage to hit a ball.

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  • ATF spokesman Scot Thomasson said: Acting Director Kenneth Melson continues to be focused on leading ATF in its efforts to reduce violent crime and to stem the flow of firearms to criminals and criminal organizations.

    Head of ATF Is Likely to Go

  • Thomasson, the bureau's public affairs chief in Washington, said the Fast and Furious strategy is under evaluation.

    U.S. let guns fall into drug cartels' hands, files show

  • Jerry Brown has trampled the parental rights of the overwhelming majority of California fathers and mothers who don't want their children to be sexually brainwashed at school, Thomasson said.

    Calif. gov signs landmark law to teach gay history

  • Randy Thomasson, president of SaveCalifornia.com, a conservative family group, said under the new law parents will have no choice but to take their children out of public school and homeschool them to avoid what he said was "immoral indoctrination."

    Calif. gov signs landmark law to teach gay history

  • They would regroup again in the mid 90s with former Blackfoot guitarist Rickey Medlocke replacing Mike Estes, ex Outlaw Hughie Thomasson replacing King and new drummer Michael Cartellone.

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  • When an urban structure loses its usage, but remains standing, attached to the property it used to serve, and still being aesthetically maintained, then it is a "Thomasson."

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  • This publication is the first time that Hyperart: Thomasson has been translated.

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  • This podcast introduced me to the architectural term Thomasson, a structure in a city that is useless but maintained. Named after a baseball player...

    November 21, 2014