Definitions

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  • proper noun A patronymic surname.

Etymologies

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From Aiken, diminutive of Adam + the patronymic suffix -s.

Examples

  • Tom is the chef/proprietor of London's Tom's Kitchen and the Michelin-starred Tom Aikens, which is set to reopen Jan. 12 after a six-month renovation.

    Holiday Showdown: U.S. vs. U.K.

  • Also in London, Bingham Restaurant at Bingham Hotel gave up its star, as did Tom Aikens, which is closed for refurbishment.

    BusinessWeek.com -- Top News

  • It's extraordinary to see a chef such as Aikens in full flow, whipping up a risotto, a stock and a broth inside 40 minutes.

    The Guardian World News

  • It's extraordinary to see a chef such as Aikens in full flow, whipping up a risotto, a stock and a broth inside 40 minutes.

    The Guardian World News

  • It's extraordinary to see a chef such as Aikens in full flow, whipping up a risotto, a stock and a broth inside 40 minutes.

    The Guardian World News

  • It's extraordinary to see a chef such as Aikens in full flow, whipping up a risotto, a stock and a broth inside 40 minutes.

    The Guardian World News

  • "With Jason Atherton we will first work on a new corporate dining offer, whereas with our other consultant chefs [such as Aikens and Michel Roux Jnr], we have public restaurants; it is about working with chefs and their talents as and where is appropriate," she says.

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  • Rob Aikens: I like Thanksgiving in the States, but I would say as far as being with family, Christmas.

    Holiday Showdown: U.S. vs. U.K.

  • Tom Aikens: Americans have more celebration meals than we have in the U.K. For us it's primarily Christmas.

    Holiday Showdown: U.S. vs. U.K.

  • DT Lendell Buckner and S Walter Aikens, a pair of defensive underclassmen, were arrested during spring ball at different times for the same incident.

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