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[ben-it] /ˈbɛn ɪt/
Origin of bennet
1225-75; Middle English (herbe) beneit < Old French (herbe) beneite, translation of Latin (herba) benedicta blessed (herb) (> Old English benedicte, Old High German benedicta, Middle Dutch benedictus-kruid). See Benedictus Unabridged
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  • "Disguises come easily to us," Mr. bennet said, still smiling.

    Forever Robert Sheckley
  • bennet and O'Grady have disappointed us, it seems; but you are a host in yourself.'

    Jack Hinton Charles James Lever
  • In 1832-3, he published a periodical, entitled, "bennet's Glasgow Magazine."

  • She repeated her question, but Uncle bennet was looking towards me.

    Round About a Great Estate Richard Jefferies
  • Uncle bennet offered me a jar full to the brim: 'Dip your vinger in,' said he.

    Round About a Great Estate Richard Jefferies
British Dictionary definitions for bennet


short for herb bennet
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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