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Jenkins

/ˈdʒɛŋkɪnz/
noun
1.
Roy (Harris), Baron Jenkins of Hillhead. 1920–2003, British politician and author; Labour home secretary (1965–67, 1974–76) and chancellor of the exchequer (1967–70); president of the European Commission (1977–80); cofounder of the Social Democratic Party (1981); leader of party (1982–83); Chancellor of Oxford University (1987–2003)
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  • If this story was true it would be just the sword he needed to hang over jenkins.

    The Delafield Affair Florence Finch Kelly
  • Mr. jenkins, the grocer, rented a cutaway, and bought a new Panama to wear with it.

    K Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • Protesting in hot indignation, the boy struggled so fiercely that jenkins was called on for help.

    Captain Ted Louis Pendleton
  • Hamish was alone; he was seated at jenkins's desk, writing a note.

    The Channings Mrs. Henry Wood
  • Shyly she kissed Mrs. jenkins' rosy cheek, and Violet and Laura followed suit.

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