- benin city,
- benin, bight of,
- benioff zone,
- benjamin, asher,
- benjamin, judah philip
Origin of benison
Examples from the Web for benison
The Bishop bestowed his benison on the waves, and bade them be calm; it was all that he could do.Christ in Flanders|Honore de Balzac
Will God be more likely to send her a benison for his unworthy asking?Doctor Cupid|Rhoda Broughton
I wouldn't have missed Dot, doing the honors in her wedding-gown: my benison on her bright face!The Cricket on the Hearth|Charles Dickens
But, before we part, Mr Stoddart shall pronounce his benison.
She raised her eyes with a grave half-smile as if to thank him for his benison.A Little Girl in Old Washington|Amanda M. Douglas
Word Origin for benison
c.1300, "blessing, beatitude," from Old French beneiçon "blessing, benediction," from Latin benedictionem (see benediction).