Hawkyns
biographical name see Hawkins II

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Hawkyns — noun English privateer involved in the slave trade; later helped build the fleet that in 1588 defeated the Spanish Armada (1532 1595) • Syn: ↑Hawkins, ↑Sir John Hawkins, ↑Sir John Hawkyns • Instance Hypernyms: ↑privateer, ↑privateersman * * *… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hawkyns — /haw kinz/, n. Sir John. See Hawkins, Sir John. * * * …   Universalium

  • Hawkyns — /ˈhɔkənz/ (say hawkuhnz) noun → Hawkins …   Australian English dictionary

  • Hawkyns,Sir John — Haw·kyns (hôʹkĭnz), Sir John. See Hawkins, Sir John. * * * …   Universalium

  • Sir John Hawkyns — noun English privateer involved in the slave trade; later helped build the fleet that in 1588 defeated the Spanish Armada (1532 1595) • Syn: ↑Hawkins, ↑Hawkyns, ↑Sir John Hawkins • Instance Hypernyms: ↑privateer, ↑privateersman …   Useful english dictionary

  • John Hawkins — Admiral Sir John Hawkins (also spelled as John Hawkyns) (Plymouth 1532 ndash; November 12 1595) was an English shipbuilder, naval administrator and commander, merchant, navigator, and slave trader. As treasurer (1577) and controller (1589) of the …   Wikipedia

  • The Crypt School — Established 1539 Type foundation grammar Religion None (Founded at St Mary de Crypt Church) Headteacher …   Wikipedia

  • Hawkins — noun 1. English privateer involved in the slave trade; later helped build the fleet that in 1588 defeated the Spanish Armada (1532 1595) • Syn: ↑Hawkyns, ↑Sir John Hawkins, ↑Sir John Hawkyns • Instance Hypernyms: ↑privateer, ↑privateersman 2.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sir John Hawkins — noun English privateer involved in the slave trade; later helped build the fleet that in 1588 defeated the Spanish Armada (1532 1595) • Syn: ↑Hawkins, ↑Hawkyns, ↑Sir John Hawkyns • Instance Hypernyms: ↑privateer, ↑privateersman …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hawkins — I. biographical name Sir Anthony Hope 1863 1933 pseudonym Anthony Hope English novelist & dramatist II. biographical name or Hawkyns Sir John 1532 1595 English admiral …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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