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  • proper n. A diminutive of the male given name Benjamin.

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Examples

  • Benjie is getting restive, and I am in a mood to take the line of least resistance.

    Try Anything Twice

  • But Benjie is at the age when knees are only made to be climbed down from, and this he does, not once but several times.

    Try Anything Twice

  • 'What hath befallen him, indeed?' said my friend; 'hath he not been returned hither by the child whom they call Benjie?'

    Redgauntlet

  • Purser, a name Benjie always persisted in giving me), he answered, glancing round the horizon.

    James Braithwaite, the Supercargo The Story of his Adventures Ashore and Afloat

  • Our cook was a black man, called Benjie, which rather disturbed the peace of the little girls.

    Yr Ynys Unyg The Lonely Island

  • Doria said George was suspected by the NPA to have tipped of government forces on the whereabouts of Renante Edisa, 32, alias Benjie, believed to be the head of the NPA's Front 51, on November 21, 2004.

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  • a little wretch of a boy called Benjie, to whom I think Satan has given the power of transporting himself wheresoever mischief is going forward; so that it may be truly said, there is no evil in this land wherein he hath not a finger, if not a whole hand. '

    Redgauntlet

  • ‘To speak the truth,’ said the Quaker, ‘I admire to behold among them a little wretch of a boy called Benjie, to whom I think

    Redgauntlet

  • Ben, or rather "Benjie" Stubbs, as he was usually called, was nearly as broad as he was long, with puffed-out brown cheeks wearing an invincible smile.

    James Braithwaite, the Supercargo The Story of his Adventures Ashore and Afloat

  • Replace 'Benjie' with 'Hunter' and you just told our story.

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