Aiken



Conrad (Potter) 1889–1973, U.S. poet.
a city in SW South Carolina.
a male given name.
Contemporary Examples

The nation had never executed a woman, and until Surratt heads to the gallows, Aiken thought he could save her.
Robert Redford’s Daring Lincoln Movie Eleanor Clift April 13, 2011

So far, national Democrats are staying out of the picture and letting Aiken make up his mind.
Clay Aiken Couldn’t Beat Ruben Studdard. Can He Beat Renee Ellmers? Ben Jacobs January 2, 2014

Hixon has endorsed Texas Gov. Rick Perry, but he sounded like a Newt man Tuesday after Gingrich spoke to a packed house in Aiken.
Newt Gingrich Exudes New Confidence as He Storms South Carolina Patricia Murphy January 17, 2012

The question is whether Aiken would be a competitive candidate.
Clay Aiken Couldn’t Beat Ruben Studdard. Can He Beat Renee Ellmers? Ben Jacobs January 2, 2014

Even so, Aiken would still likely be the best candidate that Democrats could attract.
Clay Aiken Couldn’t Beat Ruben Studdard. Can He Beat Renee Ellmers? Ben Jacobs January 2, 2014

Historical Examples

That night the town was desolate, for all who could do so fled to Aiken or Columbia.
A Social History of The American Negro Benjamin Brawley

How awful that this should have to happen in Aiken of all cities.
IT and Other Stories Gouverneur Morris

Aiken lifted the child, whispered soothingly to her not to be afraid.
The Lone Star Ranger Zane Grey

In Aiken where we never have felt hitherto that it was ever necessary to lock the door.
IT and Other Stories Gouverneur Morris

Mr. Aiken assumed a responsible and mature manner, rather like that of a paterfamilias on his beat.
A Likely Story William De Morgan

noun
Conrad (Potter). 1889–1973, US poet, short-story writer, and critic. His works include Collected Poems (1953) and the novel Blue Voyage (1927)
Howard Hathaway. 1900–73, US mathematician; pioneered the construction of electronic computers

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