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Ben definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

BEN or BEN'-NUT, n. A purgative fruit or nut, the largest of which resembles a filbert, yielding an oil used in pharmacy.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

1: a mountain or tall hill; "they were climbing the ben"

Merriam Webster's

I. adverb Etymology: Middle English, from Old English binnan, from be- + innan within, from within, from in Date: before 12th century Scottish within II. preposition Date: before 12th century Scottish within III. noun Date: 1766 Scottish the inner room or parlor of a 2-room cottage

Oxford Reference Dictionary

1. n. Sc. a high mountain or mountain peak, esp. in names (Ben Nevis). Etymology: Gael. beann 2. n. Sc. an inner room, esp. of a two-roomed cottage. Etymology: ellipt. use of ben (adv.), = within (OE binnan)

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Ben Ben, Ben nut Ben" nut` . [Ar. b[=a]n, name of the tree.] (Bot.) The seed of one or more species of moringa; as, oil of ben. See Moringa.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Ben Ben, adv. & prep. [AS. binnan; pref. be- by + innan within, in in.] Within; in; in or into the interior; toward the inner apartment. [Scot.]

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Ben Ben, n. [See Ben, adv.] The inner or principal room in a hut or house of two rooms; -- opposed to but, the outer apartment. [Scot.]

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Ben Ben An old form of the pl. indic. pr. of Be. [Obs.]

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Bene Bene, Ben Ben, n. [Native name.] (Zo["o]l.) A hoglike mammal of New Guinea (Porcula papuensis).

Hitchcock Bible Dictionary

a son

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia

ben (ben, "son"): A Levite appointed to assist as musician in the temple service (1Ch 15:18). The text seems to be doubtful, since the name is omitted in 1Ch 15:20 and not mentioned at all in the Septuagint.

1811 Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue

A fool. Cant.


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