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[hig-inz] /ˈhɪg ɪnz/
George V. 1939–99, U.S. novelist. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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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
  • To get to the Higgins home you ascended an outside staircase.

  • Mis' Higgins is a meek, marciful old body, kind o' heart-broken at leavin' Parson Cushing and her meetin'.

    Poganuc People Harriet Beecher Stowe
  • Higgins' courage, however, was unexhausted and inexhaustible.

    Daniel Boone John S. C. Abbott
  • "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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