Definitions

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  • proper noun A patronymic surname.

Etymologies

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One of the variant spellings of Nichols, from Nichol, a Middle English vernacular form of the given name Nicholas + the suffix -s.

Examples

  • He called Nickols the "American Wizard of Habitations," and, amid cheering and clapping hands, announced his intention to have

    The Heart's Kingdom

  • Joey Gentile: We spent the whole day throwing rocks at pigeons from Nickols Bridge.

    Eliezer Sobel: Limbaugh & Hannity Endorse Obama!

  • 'Ilike the fact the Guardian is happy to open up as I enjoy interacting with media.' … reader Helen Nickols

    Good to meet you: Helen Nickols

  • The lack of comprehensive grid connections means most Africans currently get their power from diesel generators at prices of around $1 per kilowatt-hour, compared with less than 20 cents per kwh for solar photovoltaic power, according to David Nickols , managing director of WSP Future Energy, a unit of London-based technical consultancy WSP Group .

    Power out of Africa

  • For the medium-term, however, financial considerations could make it a second choice alternative energy source, according to Mr. Nickols, who notes that with Africa needing to import most goods for power generation, the towers for supporting wind turbines work out as substantially more expensive than solar panels, which are cheaper and easier to ship.

    Power out of Africa

  • Joey Gentile: We spent the whole day throwing rocks at pigeons from Nickols Bridge.

    Eliezer Sobel: Limbaugh & Hannity Endorse Obama!

  • Did he turn over in his grave when the lawyer told us that our grandmother had left the entire Foxworth estate to Jory Janus Marquet, Bartholomew Scott Winslow Sheffield, and surprisingly enough, Cynthia Jane Nickols too would get her share.

    If There Be Thorns

  • Did he turn over in his grave when the lawyer told us that our grandmother had left the entire Foxworth estate to Jory Janus Marquet, Bartholomew Scott Winslow Sheffield, and surprisingly enough, Cynthia Jane Nickols too would get her share.

    If There Be Thorns

  • Did he turn over in his grave when the lawyer told us that our grandmother had left the entire Foxworth estate to Jory Janus Marquet, Bartholomew Scott Winslow Sheffield, and surprisingly enough, Cynthia Jane Nickols too would get her share.

    If There Be Thorns

  • Did he turn over in his grave when the lawyer told us that our grandmother had left the entire Foxworth estate to Jory Janus Marquet, Bartholomew Scott Winslow Sheffield, and surprisingly enough, Cynthia Jane Nickols too would get her share.

    If There Be Thorns

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