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Noun: Hawkins  ho-kinz
  1. United States jazz saxophonist (1904-1969)
    - Coleman Hawkins
     
  2. English privateer involved in the slave trade; later helped build the fleet that in 1588 defeated the Spanish Armada (1532-1595)
    - Hawkyns, Sir John Hawkins, Sir John Hawkyns

Type of: privateer, privateersman, saxist, saxophonist

Encyclopedia: Hawkins, Michael