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  • proper noun A diminutive of the male given name Benjamin or, less often, of Benedict.
  • noun US, slang A US$100 bill, which bears a portrait of Benjamin Franklin. Often used in the plural form to indicate large sums of money.

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Examples

  • Bil Browning says: I'm disappointed that the link didn't say more about Count Laszlo de ... scott ny'er says: @Ben: I agree with most folks here and what Ben said.

    Queerty

  • Ben Berkowitz One thing we have found in our neighborhood is that sometimes the posting on the Internet can get ... libertad @Ben - "Less posting on the internet about the problem, more inviting neighbors over for coffee." ...

    Los Angeles Metblogs

  • DON OWNBY, FATHER OF BEN OWNBY: All my energy is focused on Ben being back and Doris and Amanda.

    CNN Transcript Jan 17, 2007

  • Iggy was the name Ben had given Rich when he was a baby, just beginning to talk.

    Quilts Are Forever

  • Iggy was the name Ben had given Rich when he was a baby, just beginning to talk.

    Quilts Are Forever

  • A San Francisco artist who goes by the name Ben Venom has come up with an unusual use for those old heavy metal shirts - he sews them into quilts.

    NPR Topics: News

  • A San Francisco artist who goes by the name Ben Venom has come up with an unusual use for those old heavy metal shirts - he sews them into quilts.

    NPR Topics: News

  • Finney-Smith chose Virginia Tech over Florida and Old Dominion, where his older brother Ben is the Monarchs 'No. 2 returning starter.

    Reigning Virginia prep player of the year to play basketball for Hokies

  • Her father Ben is accused of laundering money for the Columbian drug cartel but he acts as a witness against the Columbians and is taken into the Witness Protection Program.

    All Things Girl » All Things Girl » Blog Archive » Book Review: The Blue Zone by Andrew Gross

  • As of today, I own a couch called Ben, for no other reason than that the name Ben has a cozy, comfy sort of ring to it, evocative of a happy-go-lucky, mop-haired kid fond of SpaghettiOs and striped overalls.

    Times Leader News

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