Benjamin David (“Benny”) 1909–86, U.S. jazz clarinetist and bandleader.
noun (archaic) (pl) -men
a man not of gentle birth: used as a title
a master of a household
Benny, full name Benjamin David Goodman. 1909–86, US jazz clarinetist and bandleader, whose treatment of popular songs created the jazz idiom known as swing
Bachelor of Dental Surgery. (in prescriptions) twice a day.
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Benjamin Henry, 1810–89, U.S. newspaper publisher. Clarence (Shepard) [shep-erd] /ˈʃɛp ərd/ (Show IPA), 1874–1935, U.S. author. Dorothy, 1897–1980, U.S. Roman Catholic social activist, journalist, and publisher. Also, Daye. Stephen, 1594?–1668, U.S. colonist, born in England: considered the first printer in the Colonies. noun Also called civil day. the period of time, the calendar day, of […]
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Bernard de [duh] /də/ (Show IPA), c1670–1733, English physician and satirist, born in Holland. Sir John, died 1372, English compiler of a book of travels. Contemporary Examples The mascots of the London Olympics, named Wenlock and Mandeville. The Ultimate 2012 Quiz Michael Tomasky December 26, 2012 Historical Examples And to take advantage of the sickness […]