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benny1 (ˈbɛnɪ)
 
n , pl -nies
old-fashioned, slang an amphetamine tablet, esp benzedrine: a stimulant
 
[C20: shortened from Benzedrine]

benny2 (ˈbɛnɪ)
 
n , pl -nies
slang (US) a man's overcoat
 
[C19: from Benjamin, perhaps from a tailor's name]

Benny (ˈbɛnɪ)
 
n
Jack, real name Benjamin Kubelsky. 1894--1974, US comedian

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and bennie
  1. n.
    a Benzedrine capsule or tablet. : You got a benny or two you could spare a poor man? , Aren't bennies sort of out of style?
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