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Definition for ben (3 of 5)
noun Scot., Irish.
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noun (often initial capital letter)
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Examples from the Web for ben
Ben is not Orthodox or particularly committed to adhering to traditional Jewish laws.
“I have a survivalist instinct,” said Ben, a 28-year-old New Yorker.
That quote has been misattributed to him since it first appeared in 1881, when Ben would have been 175 years old.
The revelation that, at age 42, Ben Affleck has one hell of an ass.Year of the Butt: How the Booty Changed the World in 2014|Kevin Fallon|December 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I made the film with my two best friends from high school, Ben Solomon and Filippo Chia.
At first it appeared so totally dark that Ben could not distinguish any object in the room.Biographical Stories|Nathaniel Hawthorne
After a few minutes' conversation, Ben broke down completely, and sat against a sand-bank to weep.Roden's Corner|Henry Seton Merriman
It no sooner knew that Mrs. Ben Wah wanted a parrot than it hustled about to supply one at once.The Battle with the Slum|Jacob A. Riis.
This was no little tragedy: the two sticks of condensed and concentrated protein might have kept Ben alive for a few days more.The Sky Line of Spruce|Edison Marshall
Nat has something on his mind, Ill wager a cookie, whispered Ben to Dave.Dave Porter on Cave Island|Edward Stratemeyer