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bennet

[ben-it]
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noun
  1. herb bennet.
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Origin of bennet

1225–75; Middle English (herbe) beneit < Old French (herbe) beneite, translation of Latin (herba) benedicta blessed (herb) (> Old English benedicte, Old High German benedicta, Middle Dutch benedictus-kruid). See Benedictus
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  • "Disguises come easily to us," Mr. Bennet said, still smiling.

    Forever

    Robert Sheckley

  • Bennet and O'Grady have disappointed us, it seems; but you are a host in yourself.'

    Jack Hinton

    Charles James Lever

  • In 1832-3, he published a periodical, entitled, "Bennet's Glasgow Magazine."

  • She repeated her question, but Uncle Bennet was looking towards me.

  • Uncle Bennet offered me a jar full to the brim: 'Dip your vinger in,' said he.


British Dictionary definitions for bennet

bennet

noun
  1. short for herb bennet
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