Definitions

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

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A low-crowned straw hat having a very broad brim.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • That Benjy is severely cognitively impaired and mute only adds to the challenge.

    Play it as it lays

  • I'm praying this is it... but unfortunately... in an alternate time-line, Peter and MJ have a daughter May(spider-girl who is a young teenager) and a red haired BABY BOY Ben(called Benjy).

    Is Peter Parker a Father in Spider-Man 4? | /Film

  • "Bugsy," as the Hollywood crowd were now calling Benjy due to their feeling he was a bit bats galore in the old belfy, had to, due a couple of hits in 1937--one of whom was his own father-in-law, the famous mob hitman Whitey Krakow--flee L.A. for safety's sake, and it was while fleeing L.A. that Bugsy stopped in seedy Las Vegas to take a piss.

    Who Are You? #2

  • Benjamin after me -- 'Benjy's the cleverest child for his age that ever you see,' she says.

    The Adventures of Harry Revel

  • "According to Robbie and Petey, the carriage door opened, and a gentleman called Benjy by name — called him Benjamin.

    Hero Come Back

  • Doctors were so astonished by the color of Benjamin "Benjy" Stacy’s skin that they raced him by ambulance from the maternity ward in the hospital near Hazard to a medical clinic in Lexington.

    Blue Family Once Inhabited Kentucky | Impact Lab

  • * Benjy Sarlin digs through the history and finds that the pundits were way off in 1994, which is food for thought, though it seems unlikely they'd be so far off this time around.

    Happy Hour Roundup

  • Benjy Sarlin: In his latest ad, California 36th Congressional Candidate Ben Adler hangs out with a multi-ethnic crowd touting his appeal to Asian voters by pointing out that he's married to a Korean and that -- as a Jew -- he can understand what it's like to be a minority.

    HUFFPOST HILL - We Hope You Don't Have An Aunt Named 'Judy'

  • As Jeremy's father began to cry at the sight of the burning boy on the screen, Benjy, oblivious to the drama going on behind him, sang the chorus to a popular Blue Oyster Cult tune he had heard via his older brother: Oh no, they say he's got to go!

    I am Falun Gong - excerpt II (Jeremy)

  • Jeremy and his friend Benjy were sitting on the living room carpet watching an old Godzilla movie on T.V. when Jeremy's father walked in.

    I am Falun Gong - excerpt II (Jeremy)

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