Definitions

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  • proper n. A surname.

Etymologies

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From a medieval diminutive form of the given name Thomas.

Examples

  • The list of the vicars of Hungerford showed that most of them for some reason or other -- my brother suggested hunger -- had served for very short periods, but there was one notable exception -- the Rev. William Cookson, son of William Cookson of Tomsett, Norfolk, doctor, who held the living for the long term of forty-eight years (1818-1866).

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  • The total dollar value and number of accounts are less relevant than the number of households the adviser is working with, Ms. Tomsett said.

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  • Veteran adviser Betty Tomsett says people aren't putting enough effort into the search for an adviser, and this is leading to disappointing relationships.

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  • Not surprisingly, Ms. Tomsett favours the adviser with enough experience to have seen a few up-and-down market cycles.

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  • "The client needs to step up," said Ms. Tomsett, director of wealth management at Richardson GMP Ltd., and an investment adviser since 1986.

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  • "This information helps you put their whole professional acumen into context," Ms. Tomsett said.

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  • The interview is as much about watching as listening, Ms. Tomsett said.

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  • "We consider that the lowball price announced by MMR significantly understates our value and disregards the potential of this company, especially in light of the continuing strength in copper prices," said Equinox chairman Peter Tomsett in a statement.

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