(Benedetto Odescalchi) 1611–89, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 1676–89.
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Ecclesiastical. the canticle beginning in Latin Benedicite, omnia opera Domini, and in English “O all ye works of the Lord.”. Historical Examples Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 4 Various A Spirit in Prison Robert Hichens The Serf Guy Thorne A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 10 (of 10) Franois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire) Ravenshoe Henry Kingsley […]
(in Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing) the confident bachelor who courts and finally marries Beatrice. (lowercase) benedict. Historical Examples The Letters of Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Barrett, Vol. 1 (of 2) 1845-1846 Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Barrett William Shakespeare John Masefield Beautiful Stories from Shakespeare E. Nesbit William Shakespeare John Masefield The Works […]
a newly married man, especially one who has been long a bachelor. Ruth (Fulton) 1887–1948, U.S. writer and anthropologist. Saint, a.d. 480?–543? Italian monk: founded Benedictine order. Stanley Rossiter [ros-i-ter] /ˈrɒs ɪ tər/ (Show IPA), 1884–1936, U.S. biochemist. a male given name: from a Latin word meaning “blessed.”. died a.d. 579, pope 575–79. Saint, died […]
- Benedict’s solution
a reagent solution containing cupric sulfate, sodium citrate, and sodium carbonate and used to detect glucose in the urine. noun a chemical solution used to detect the presence of glucose and other reducing sugars. Medically, it is used to test the urine of diabetics