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Benn

noun
  1. Antony (Neil) Wedgwood, known as Tony Benn . born 1925, British Labour politician, a leading figure on the party's left wing. He renounced (1963) the title of Viscount Stansgate
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  • Tak Shargar oot o' that, or I s' awa' benn the hoose, as I tell ye.'

    Robert Falconer

    George MacDonald

  • Remember me most kindly to everybody, and Miss Benn besides.

  • Benn and Benny represent the stem on which are formed the compounds, p. 45.

    Surnames as a Science

    Robert Ferguson

  • Mr. Benn's breathing as he bent to his task again was distinctly audible.

  • Miss Benn dined with us on the very day of the book's coming, and in the evening we set fairly at it, and read half the first vol.

    Jane Austen, Her Life and Letters

    William Austen-Leigh and Richard Arthur Austen-Leigh