Definitions

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  • proper n. A patronymic surname.

Etymologies

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From Hob +‎ -kin.

Examples

  • The problems at the Student Loans Company that are highlighted by the "Hopkin" report are systemic.

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  • WARD: Ingenue folksinger Mary Hopkin was a Paul McCartney discovery, and if Beatles fans were shocked at his producing such a sentimental piece of schlock, they hadn't been paying attention.

    Finding The Best Of The Bands On The Beatles' Label

  • Richard Hopkin, a managing director at the Association for Financial Markets in Europe, a lobby group, welcomed the "slight relaxation" in the proposals but said they still threaten rating firms' independence.

    Plans to Tighten Rules On Credit Firms Stalled

  • The men were cared for by John Lewis Hopkin, the grandson of the ranch’s original owner, and Sterling, the man who helped him during the years I herded.

    Excerpt: Claiming Ground by Laura Bell

  • Hopkin, who concluded there had been a "conspicuous failure in key areas" with a far-reaching impact on students, will take over as interim chair.

    Student loans bosses forced to quit after warnings of renewed chaos

  • In researching this article, well looking for the name of the Indian restaurant where "the incident" took place, I came across this review of a book entitled "The Labour Party in Wales 1900-2000 edited by Duncan Tanner, Chris Williams and Deian Hopkin".

    Archive 2008-01-01

  • I can still remember watching Mary Hopkin with her acoustic guitar singing “Those Were the Days,” and that wee Glasgow lassie with the raunchy voice, Lena Zavaroni, whose fairy story later turned into a tragedy.

    The Woman I Was Born to Be

  • Jones and Hopkin along with Bangor's Duncan Tanner were editors of the centenary volume on the Welsh Labour Party.

    Welsh academia and politics

  • A study of American high school graduation rates done by Johns Hopkin University and commissioned by the Associated Press indicates that in more than one out of ten high schools in America, no more than 60% of those who start out as freshmen make it to their senior year.

    Archive 2007-10-01

  • I did of course make Sandi Shaw and Mary Hopkin my own.

    Piatkus & Love is a Mix Tape

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