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  • proper n. An English patronymic surname from the pet form of Thomas.

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Examples

  • Sam Tomkins is convinced that Wigan are ready to end eight years without a major trophy when they face St Helens in the 13th Super League Grand Final next Saturday.

    Tomkins brothers confound Leeds and set up Wigan for Grand Final

  • Eccentric Reads 'Living Well is the Best Revenge' by Calvin Tomkins

    Le Freak, C

  • Vogue’s most illustrious art director, Alexander Liberman, is the subject of an exceptional biography (Alex, by Dodie Kazan­jian and Calvin Tomkins) and of his stepdaughter’s recently celebrated reminiscence (Them, by Francine du Plessix Gray).

    “Show the Dress”

  • Shares in Tomkins, which is based in Putney in London but makes over half its sales in the US, soared to 314p in early trading and later traded 74. 7p higher at 305p.

    Tomkins shares soar on takeover approach

  • Smith & Wesson is run as a separate autonomous company which is a part of a group of companies that are in the holding group called Tomkins.

    Outgunned

  • The cyclic AMP system interested him, and he had planned to join Tomkins.

    Alfred G. Gilman - Autobiography

  • And as she was really good-hearted, she had great ideas of saving my lady trouble, now she was in such grief, and she magnanimously forgave Lord Teviot for calling her Tomkins, and, indeed, would have answered to "Tom," under present circumstances, without a murmur.

    The Semi-Attached Couple

  • Now there lurked about this house the greater part of yesterday, and perhaps slept here, a fellow called Tomkins, -- a bitter Independent, and a secretary, or clerk, or something or other, to the regicide dog Desborough.

    Woodstock; or, the Cavalier

  • Onex and the pension board offered 325 pence per share for Tomkins, which is 41 percent higher than the share price on July 16, the last day before the approach was disclosed.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • His first pig had won a prize, and the farmer showed Mr.. Regniati the account of the Cattle Show in a local paper, with Mr. Regniati exhibiting under the name of "Tomkins," and then, in the fulness of his heart, he brought out a silver medal, tied to a blue riband and preserved in a case of morocco leather, on which was inscribed that this represented the second prize for pigs awarded by the

    Happy-Thought Hall

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