Definition of Hopkins

1. Noun. United States educator and theologian (1802-1887).

2. Noun. United States financier and philanthropist who left money to found the university and hospital that bear his name in Baltimore (1795-1873).
Exact synonyms: Johns Hopkins
Generic synonyms: Financier, Moneyman, Altruist, Philanthropist

3. Noun. English poet (1844-1889).
Exact synonyms: Gerard Manley Hopkins
Generic synonyms: Poet

4. Noun. English biochemist who did pioneering work that led to the discovery of vitamins (1861-1947).
Exact synonyms: Sir Frederick Gowland Hopkins
Generic synonyms: Biochemist

5. Noun. Welsh film actor (born in 1937).

Definition of Hopkins

1. Proper noun. (surname A=An English, Irish and Welsh patronymic from=given names) ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hopkins

Hopf algebra
Hopf algebras
Hoplopsyllus anomalus
Hopmann's papilloma
Hopmann's polyp
Hoppin' John
Horace Greeley
Horace Mann
Horace Walpole
Horatian ode

Literary usage of Hopkins

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1. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1885)
"To secure the payment of this note hopkins executed and delivered to Stewart ... Both before and after June 6, 1866, hopkins bought of Stewart & Co. large ..."

2. The First Part of the Institutes of the Laws of England, Or, A Commentary Edward Coke, Thomas Littleton, Francis Hargrave, Charles Butler, Matthew Hale, Heneage Finch Nottingham by Edward Coke, Thomas Littleton, Francis Hargrave, Charles Butler, Matthew Hale, Heneage Finch Nottingham (1853)
"And the testator appointed sir Richard hopkins, John Rudge, and James hopkins, ... And after his decease it was proved by sir Richard and Mr. James hopkins. ..."

3. Theatre Arts by Society of Arts and Crafts, Detroit (1921)
"ARTHUR hopkins BY WALTER PRICHARD EATON I DON'T know just why the editors of the Theatre Arts Magazine have asked me to write this paper about Arthur ..."

4. The National Cyclopaedia of American Biography: Being the History of the by James Terry White (1910)
"Archibald hopkins. After Ыз graduation, at Williams College in 1862 the ... hopkins spent a year under Gen. Samuel C. Armstrong, engaged in caring for the ..."

5. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1899)
"OF the twenty-two fellowships awarded in the Johns hopkins University the ... Herbert Meredith Reese, of Baltimore, AB, Johns hopkins University, 1897. ..."

6. The American Journal of Education by Henry Barnard (1862)
"GENEALOGY OF THE hopkins FAMILY The name of hopkins U of Puritan origin. ... Edward hopkins arrived in Boston in 1637. The following outline is supposed to ..."

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