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Benn

/bɛn/
noun
1.
Antony (Neil) Wedgwood, known as Tony Benn. born 1925, British Labour politician, a leading figure on the party's left wing. He renounced (1963) the title of Viscount Stansgate
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  • The half-mystical spirit of his Uncle benn had flowed on to another generation through the filter of a woman's sad soul.

    The Weavers, Complete Gilbert Parker
  • Tak Shargar oot o' that, or I s' awa' benn the hoose, as I tell ye.'

    Robert Falconer George MacDonald
  • Then, following the instructions of Mr. benn, he made his way to the stairs and mounted noiselessly.

    The Boatswain's Mate W.W. Jacobs
  • Remember me most kindly to everybody, and Miss benn besides.

  • Mrs. benn sighed, fumbled in a pocket, took a key off her own bunch, and handed it to her lodger with an air of resignation.

    People of Position Stanley Portal Hyatt

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