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[at-kinz] /ˈæt kɪnz/
noun, plural Atkins for 2.
Chester ("Chet") 1924–2001, U.S. country-and-western singer and musician. Unabridged
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  • He wondered what Atkins thought of him; how much the lightkeeper guessed concerning his identity and his story.

    The Woman-Haters Joseph C. Lincoln
  • The Atkins town pump, also his gift, stood before the townhall.

    Cy Whittaker's Place Joseph C. Lincoln
  • Atkins made no reply, so the question was repeated with a variation.

    The Woman-Haters Joseph C. Lincoln
  • The captain glanced at the iron dogs guarding the Atkins gate.

    Cy Whittaker's Place Joseph C. Lincoln
  • Atkins and Cade entered the wood from the park, and the three others a little lower down.

    Christmas Stories Edward Berens
British Dictionary definitions for Atkins


Robert C. 1930–2003, US physician, cardiologist, and nutritionist. An advocate of complementary medicine, he devised a widely-used diet (the Atkins diet) based on controlled intake of carbohydrates for weight management and disease prevention
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