Definitions

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  • proper n. A patronymic surname.

Etymologies

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From Hodgkin +‎ -son from the given name Roger.

Examples

  • "What's this his name is," said he to Mills: "Hodgkinson," replied the other.

    The Mirror of Taste, and Dramatic Censor, Vol. I, No. 5, May 1810

  • DUBLIN — Allied Irish Banks PLC's proposed sale of its U.K. business is on hold due to insufficient bids, new executive chairman David Hodgkinson said Monday, making it more likely that the government will end up with an even larger majority stake.

    Allied Irish Stake Sale on Hold

  • Since it began trading in 2008, the store has crammed in more than 500 events, including visits from David Vann, the Wu Ming Foundation, Will Self, Alexei Sayle, Karen Maitland, Mark Billingham, Chris Fowler and Tom Hodgkinson.

    Independent bookshops in London

  • LONDON — Allied Irish Banks PLC said Thursday it has appointed former HSBC Holdings PLC executive David Hodgkinson as director and interim executive chairman to lead the troubled Irish lender through its financial turmoil and manage the search for a new chief executive.

    Allied Irish Names Interim Chairman

  • Allied Irish Banks said it has appointed former HSBC executive David Hodgkinson as director and interim executive chairman to lead the troubled Irish lender through its financial turmoil and manage the search for a new chief executive.

    Business Watch

  • I'm currently reading "How to Be Free" by Tom Hodgkinson who advocates living a simpler life and not relying on machines too much (tools are ok!).

    corvee - French Word-A-Day

  • Adrian Turpin in the Financial Times saluted the bold ambition of 22 Britannia Road by Amanda Hodgkinson, "and, while it doesn't wholly succeed, the book is readable and engaging throughout".

    Critical eye – book reviews roundup

  • For Kate Saunders in the Times, Hodgkinson has written "an affecting story, extremely well told".

    Critical eye – book reviews roundup

  • With a growing number of consumers now incorporating video-on-demand into their viewing and purchasing habits, the time is right to include a digital service into our own offer," said Mark Hodgkinson, marketing and e-commerce director at HMV.Jeff Henry, the former ITV and Hallmark Channel senior executive, was appointed as chief executive of FilmFlex's European operation in July."

    HMV to launch on-demand film service

  • "In time we want to end dependency on state support and stand on our own two feet," Mr. Hodgkinson told journalists Tuesday.

    Allied Irish Plans Job Cuts as Loss Grows

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