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[bih-ney] /bɪˈneɪ/
Stephen Vincent, 1898–1943, U.S. poet and novelist.
his brother, William Rose, 1886–1950, U.S. poet and critic. Unabridged
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  • Dr. benet, in spite of the fact that he is one of the busiest men in France, kindly agreed to furnish this information.

    A Journey Through France in War Time Joseph G. Butler, Jr.
  • Well, benet, what the plague has brought you from your ship?

  • benet, ben′et, n. an exorcist, the third of the four lesser orders in the Roman Church.

  • But may you not as well foil him by shooting the bolt of the trap-door, benet?

  • And with equal sincerity, benet, I promise you I will not give that signal for my death until it is needed.

  • Is it not better, benet, to live here together than to perish singly?

  • She hoped she would be introduced when they reached benet's Park.

    The History of David Grieve Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • The knight was out; probably, or rather certainly, not yet returned from his counting-house in St. benet's Sherehog.

    Heart Martin Farquhar Tupper
  • Canute also showed an interest in the monastery of Saint benet Hulme, to which three manors were given.

    Canute the Great Laurence Marcellus Larson
  • Cowper was not himself at Cambridge, but he lived near by and frequently visited his brother a fellow of benet College.

    Cambridge Mildred Anna Rosalie Tuker
British Dictionary definitions for benet


Stephen Vincent. 1898–1943, US poet and novelist, best known for his poem on the American Civil War John Brown's Body (1928)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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