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Benedict definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

BEN'EDICT, a. [L. benedictus.] Having mild and salubrious qualities. [ Not in use.]

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: United States anthropologist (1887-1948) [syn: Benedict, Ruth Benedict, Ruth Fulton]
2: Italian monk who founded the Benedictine order about 540 (480-547) [syn: Benedict, Saint Benedict, St. Benedict]
3: a newly married man (especially one who has long been a bachelor) [syn: benedick, benedict]

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: alteration of Benedick, character in Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing Date: 1821 a newly married man who has long been a bachelor

Merriam Webster's

I. biographical name name of 15 popes: especially XIV (Prospero Lambertini) 1675-1758 (pope 1740-58); XV (Giacomo della Chiesa) 1854-1922 (pope 1914-22) II. biographical name Ruth 1887-1948 née Fulton American anthropologist

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Benedict Ben"e*dict, Benedick Ben"e*dick, n. [From Benedick, one of the characters in Shakespeare's play of ``Much Ado about Nothing.''] A married man, or a man newly married.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Benedict Ben"e*dict, a. [L. benedictus, p. p. of benedicere to bless. See Benison, and cf. Bennet.] Having mild and salubrious qualities. [Obs.] --Bacon.

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

n. See benedick

Foolish Dictionary

A married male. (See BENEDICTINE)




 


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