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Tompkins

[tomp-kinz] /ˈtɒmp kɪnz/
noun
1.
Daniel D. 1774–1825, U.S. politician and jurist: vice president of the U.S. 1817–25.
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  • Captain Tompkins replied, he would carry the gun along or share the fate of it.

  • Editor Tompkins thought he had that day written the final chapter, but he hadn't.

    Sundry Accounts Irvin S. Cobb
  • “Maybe it was that fellow Tompkins,” doubtfully 29 suggested Bob Gibson, when most of the other possibilities had been exhausted.

    Under Boy Scout Colors Joseph Bushnell Ames
  • For a fact, Mr. Tompkins had been witness to a spirit's resurrection.

    Sundry Accounts Irvin S. Cobb
  • There was a Mr. Tompkins in the front hall bedroom two flights up.

    Rolling Stones O. Henry
  • He surely cannot have tracked that Tompkins to his lair already?

    Three Hats Alfred Debrun

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