[ ben-boh ]
/ ˈbɛnˌboʊ /
John, 1653–1702, English admiral.
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How to use Benbow in a sentence
John Benbow has started cookery classes in his home in Clerkenwell.
Among the gallant men who have contributed to the naval glory of England, the name of John Benbow must ever be had in remembrance.
Captain Benbow, and with him Joe Punchard, stayed but a few days in the town.
Benbow (I tell the tale as I heard it) cut off their heads and threw them into pickle.
I think I never saw a man in such a passion of anger as Mr. Benbow was then.
Elder Woodruff records the death of Sister Benbow, the wife of his time-honored friend.
British Dictionary definitions for Benbow
John . 1653–1702, English admiral, noted esp for his heroic death during the War of the Spanish Succession
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