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[hig-inz] /ˈhɪg ɪnz/
George V. born 1939, U.S. novelist. Unabridged
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  • And Mrs. Higgins had refused to tell him the whole truth; he was certain of that.

    Keziah Coffin Joseph C. Lincoln
  • This man Higgins, he went to work for her on her place, and pretty soon he married her.

    Cy Whittaker's Place Joseph C. Lincoln
  • Mis' Higgins is a meek, marciful old body, kind o' heart-broken at leavin' Parson Cushing and her meetin'.

    Poganuc People Harriet Beecher Stowe
  • Mrs. Higgins, Ike's mother, was at the shanty and she did her best to soothe and quiet him.

    Keziah Coffin Joseph C. Lincoln
  • "You might clear things away, Higgins," she said, and went down the stairs.

    Love Stories Mary Roberts Rinehart
British Dictionary definitions for Higgins


Alex, known as Hurricane Higgins. 1949–2010, Northern Irish snooker player: world champion (1972, 1982)
Jack, real name Harry Patterson. born 1929, British novelist; his thrillers include The Eagle Has Landed (1975), Confessional (1985), and Midnight Runner (2002)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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