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bonham

noun
  1. Irish a piglet
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Word Origin for bonham

C19: from Irish Gaelic banbh
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  • Its ten miles into Bonham, and I gits in town about daylight.

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

    The Grateful Indian

    W.H.G. Kingston

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

    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