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Boniface

[ bon-uh-feys, -fis; for 4 also French baw-nee-fas ]
/ ˈbɒn əˌfeɪs, -fɪs; for 4 also French bɔ niˈfas /
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noun
Saint Wynfrith, a.d. 680?–755?, English monk who became a missionary in Germany.
a jovial innkeeper in George Farquhar's The Beaux' Stratagem.
(lowercase) any landlord or innkeeper.
a male given name: from a Latin word meaning “doer of good.”
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Boniface
/ (ˈbɒnɪˌfeɪs) /

noun
Saint . original name Wynfrith . ?680–?755 ad, Anglo-Saxon missionary: archbishop of Mainz (746–755). Feast day: June 5
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