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Behan

[ bee-uhn ]

noun

  1. Bren·dan (Francis) [bren, -d, uh, n], 1923–64, Irish playwright.


Behan

/ ˈbiːən /

noun

  1. BehanBrendan19231964MIrishWRITING: writer Brendan . 1923–64, Irish writer, noted esp for his plays The Quare Fellow (1954) and The Hostage (1958) and for an account of his detention as a member of the Irish Republican Army, Borstal Boy (1958)


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As soon as we got in the trees, "Old Lady Behan" as we called her, would come running down the street yelling and waving her arms.

When they were reinforced by a detachment without an officer, Behan took command, and showed great ability.

Sheriff Johnny Behan received telegraphic advices from Tucson to arrest them.

Johnny Behan was out of town at the time with several deputies after the Earps who had departed from Tombstone.

But Breckenbridge was a long way from being jubilant when Johnny Behan and the under-sheriff congratulated him on his behavior.

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