Definitions

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  • proper noun A patronymic surname.

Etymologies

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From a Middle English diminutive of Hugh +‎ -son.

Examples

  • Rob Howatson, a magazine writer, nominated the former site of a Fraserview chicken coop behind a bungalow in the 2500 block of Kent Avenue, near Elliott Street.

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  • In the study, led by Dr Glyn Howatson, 20 healthy volunteers drank a 30ml serving of either tart cherry juice or a placebo juice twice a day for seven days.

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  • Mr. Howatson has spent seven months researching the little-known story of the makeshift dancehall.

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  • The fifth allegation - that Howatson had unauthorized or improper access to an employee file - had not been raised before, Ramsdell wrote in his letter.

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  • "In each case … the investigation did not warrant any further action and found no wrongdoing on the part of assistant chief Howatson."

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  • "None of them provided me with any information that assistant chief Howatson had done anything improper," Ramsdell wrote.

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  • "While I agree that taking the letter at face value would cause a great deal of concern, I do not have concerns about assistant chief Howatson based on the actual facts," Ramsdell states in the letter, which was shared with The News Tribune.

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  • The Local 26 letter stated that Howatson had had five performance complaints in a year, which should have triggered the department's so-called early intervention system.

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  • "In each instance, where we received a complaint regarding assistant chief Howatson it was not simply 'looked into' but it was investigated," Ramsdell wrote.

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  • The city's other police union, Local 6, which represents more than 300 of the city's police officers, sergeants and detectives, has filed no formal complaints about Howatson or his behavior, Sgt. Dwayne Joseph, president of Local 6, said Friday.

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