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Arnold

[ahr-nld] /ˈɑr nld/
noun
1.
Benedict, 1741–1801, American general in the Revolutionary War who became a traitor.
2.
Sir Edwin, 1832–1904, English poet and journalist.
3.
Henry H ("Hap") 1886–1950, U.S. general.
4.
Matthew, 1822–88, English essayist, poet, and literary critic.
5.
his father, Thomas, 1795–1842, English clergyman, educator, historian, and writer.
6.
Thurman Wesley
[thur-muh n] /ˈθɜr mən/ (Show IPA),
1891–1969, U.S. lawyer and writer.
7.
a town in E Missouri.
8.
a male given name: from Germanic words meaning “eagle” and “power.”.
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British Dictionary definitions for benedict arnold

Arnold1

/ˈɑːnəld/
noun
1.
a town in N central England, in S Nottinghamshire. Pop: 37 402 (2001)

Arnold2

/ˈɑːnəld/
noun
1.
Sir Malcolm. 1921–2006, English composer, esp of orchestral works in a traditional idiom
2.
Matthew. 1822–88, English poet, essayist, and literary critic, noted particularly for his poems Sohrab and Rustum (1853) and Dover Beach (1867), and for his Essays in Criticism (1865) and Culture and Anarchy (1869)
3.
his father, Thomas. 1795–1842, English historian and educationalist, headmaster of Rugby School, noted for his reforms in public-school education
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Word Origin and History for benedict arnold

Arnold

masc. proper name, from Old High German Arenwald, literally "having the strength of an eagle," from arn "eagle" (see erne) + wald "power" (see wield).

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