from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Aiken, Conrad Potter 1889-1973. American writer noted primarily for his poetry. He won a 1930 Pulitzer Prize for Selected Poems.

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  • proper n. A surname.

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  • n. United States writer (1889-1973)


From a mostly Irish variant of Adkin and Atkin, diminutives of the given name Adam. (Wiktionary)



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