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[wil-kin-suh n] /ˈwɪl kɪn sən/
Geoffrey, 1921–96, British chemist: Nobel prize 1973.
James, 1757–1825, U.S. military officer, politician, and adventurer. Unabridged
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  • Upon the significance of the sphinx and its different varieties, see Wilkinson, Manners and Customs, etc. vol.

  • He did not so much as possess a blanket, and had perforce to sleep with Wilkinson under his.

    Kosciuszko Monica Mary Gardner
  • The troops of Brigadier Wilkinson were well up in support, and under cover of the fire of our fieldpieces and horse-artillery.

  • All men said all good things of him, so that Mr. Wilkinson could not but be contented.

    The Bertrams Anthony Trollope
  • "They're in keepin' with the schooner, any ways," said Wilkinson.

    The Frozen Pirate W. Clark Russell
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Jonny. born 1979, English Rugby Union player: scored 1,179 points (an England record) in 92 internationals (1998–2011); scored the last-minute drop goal that won England victory in the final of the 2003 World Cup
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