a member of the tribe of Benjamin.
benzoin1 (def 2). the youngest son of Jacob and Rachel, and the brother of Joseph. Gen. 35:18. one of the 12 tribes of ancient Israel traditionally descended from him. Asher, 1773–1845, U.S. architect and writer. Judah Philip, 1811–84, Confederate statesman. a male given name: from a Hebrew word meaning “son of the right.”. Contemporary Examples […]
noun Antony (Neil) Wedgwood, known as Tony Benn. born 1925, British Labour politician, a leading figure on the party’s left wing. He renounced (1963) the title of Viscount Stansgate Contemporary Examples Sinai Harbors Terrorists Preying on Israel Dan Ephron August 17, 2011 Can Obama Win Back Israel? Benjamin Sarlin July 27, 2009 Jane Austen’s Pride […]
Southern U.S., especially South Carolina, and Bahamian English. the sesame plant or its seeds. Historical Examples Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Slice 7 Various noun another name for sesame benne oil, the edible oil obtained from sesame seeds
herb bennet. Contemporary Examples Democratic Sen. Mark Warner Defies Party to Engage GOP on a Deficit deal Linda Killian December 27, 2011 Democrats’ Best Weapon for Midterms: Fear of a Red Senate Michael Tomasky February 20, 2014 Israel Needs More Secular Nationalism David Frum January 9, 2013 Big Win for Obama Mark McKinnon August 10, […]