bonham

noun

Irish a piglet

Word Origin for bonham

C19: from Irish Gaelic banbh
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Contemporary Examples of bonham

  • A group of unseen watercolor fruit studies by Salvador Dalí are going to be auctioned on June 18 at Bonham's in London.

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    Unseen Dalí Paintings Up For Auction

    William O’Connor

    June 17, 2013

  • But like Middleton, Bonham Carter, 45, is a champion of homegrown talent, and often chooses British labels.

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    Helena Bonham Carter, Style Rebel

    Isabel Wilkinson

    August 5, 2011

  • The next moment Bonham Carter was griping about how Burton's special effects made her less attractive.

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    How Helena Became a Freak

    Gina Piccalo

    March 2, 2010

  • "The more and more we've worked together, the more I've worked out how to be with him creatively," Bonham Carter says.

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    How Helena Became a Freak

    Gina Piccalo

    March 2, 2010

  • Bonham Carter's youth was overshadowed by her mother's nervous breakdown and her father's disabling stroke.

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    How Helena Became a Freak

    Gina Piccalo

    March 2, 2010

Historical Examples of bonham

  • Its ten miles into Bonham, and I gits in town about daylight.

  • He was speechless, but he motioned to Bonham, who ran up to continue the fight.

    The Grateful Indian

    W.H.G. Kingston

  • Bonham, who had still a year to serve, was appointed to the same ship.

    The Grateful Indian

    W.H.G. Kingston

  • Mrs. Bonham just beamed with pride as she rolled out her machine.

    Letters on an Elk Hunt

    Elinore Pruitt Stewart

  • "I am very decidedly of that opinion," replied Judge Bonham with emphasis.

    The Broken Sword

    Dennison Worthington