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Bentley

[bent-lee] /ˈbɛnt li/
noun
1.
Eric (Russell) born 1916, U.S. critic, editor, and translator; born in England.
2.
Phyllis, 1894–1977, English novelist.
3.
Richard, 1662–1742, English scholar and critic.
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  • Bentley has but a scant population, and contains not a single inn.

    The Annals of Willenhall Frederick William Hackwood
  • “Forget it, dear,” replied Bentley, putting his arm around her shoulders.

    The Mind Master Arthur J. Burks
  • This was the first time Mrs. Bentley had seen him show either excitement or anger; she hardly knew him in this new aspect.

    Vain Fortune George Moore
  • Bentley watched him, sprawled now on the sidewalk, surrounded by a group of men.

    The Mind Master Arthur J. Burks
  • Three days after, Emily tore up one of her songs, because Mrs. Bentley had sung it without her leave.

    Vain Fortune George Moore
British Dictionary definitions for Bentley

Bentley

/ˈbɛntlɪ/
noun
1.
Edmund Clerihew. 1875–1956, English journalist, noted for his invention of the clerihew
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