Hawkins



[haw-kinz] /ˈhɔ kɪnz/

noun
1.
Sir Anthony Hope (“Anthony Hope”) 1863–1933, English novelist and playwright.
2.
Coleman, 1904–69, U.S. jazz saxophonist.
3.
Also, Hawkyns. Sir John, 1532–95, English slave trader and rear admiral.
/ˈhɔːkɪnz/
noun
1.
Coleman. 1904–69, US pioneer of the tenor saxophone for jazz
2.
Sir John. 1532–95, English naval commander and slave trader, treasurer of the navy (1577–89); commander of a squadron in the fleet that defeated the Spanish Armada (1588)

noun phrase

The cold winter wind: Well, looks like the hawk is getting ready to hit the scene and send temperatures down

[1900+ Black; origin unknown; perhaps fr the strong biting quality of such a wind]

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