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bonham

/ˈbɒnəv/
noun
1.
(Irish) a piglet
Word Origin
C19: from Irish Gaelic banbh
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  • “We may fight her or try to escape,” said the captain to bonham, eyeing the frigate as if he would rather try fighting first.

    The Grateful Indian W.H.G. Kingston
  • Its ten miles into bonham, and I gits in town about daylight.

  • bonham was under a continual shelling from long range, by twenty pounders, some reaching as far in the rear as the wagon yard.

    History of Kershaw's Brigade D. Augustus Dickert
  • bonham, who had still a year to serve, was appointed to the same ship.

    The Grateful Indian W.H.G. Kingston
  • General bonham was one of the finest looking officers in the entire army.

    History of Kershaw's Brigade D. Augustus Dickert

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