from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Hawkyns, Sir John See Sir John Hawkins.
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- proper n. A patronymic surname.
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- n. English privateer involved in the slave trade; later helped build the fleet that in 1588 defeated the Spanish Armada (1532-1595)
Variant of Hawkins. (Wiktionary)