(in Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing) the confident bachelor who courts and finally marries Beatrice.
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How to use Benedick in a sentence
Give me joy, Alphonso; Father Benedick, in this dear and wished-for union, has this moment made me the happiest of mankind.The Castle of Andalusia | John O'Keeffe
And so in the scene in which she taunts the masked Benedick to desperation.Ellen Terry and Her Sisters | T. Edgar Pemberton
For obviously she loves Benedick, more or less, from the beginning.Ellen Terry and Her Sisters | T. Edgar Pemberton
The wit of Beatrice is less good-humored than that of Benedick; or, from the difference of sex, appears so.Characteristics of Women | Anna Jameson
All I mean is, that, in Benedick's phrase, 'the world must go on.'The Letters of Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Barrett, Vol. 1 (of 2) 1845-1846 | Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Barrett