from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Bonney, William H. Known as Bil·ly the Kid (bĭlˈē) 1859-1881. American outlaw who murdered 21 men and was shot dead by Sheriff Pat Garrett (1850-1908).

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See bonny.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. United States outlaw who was said to have killed 21 men (1859-1881)


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  • After much trouble and delay, Stuart, by working to the eastward, at last got forward again, and on the 1st of June found a large creek, the best he had yet seen, which he called the Bonney, and on the second of the month reached the range christened by him the Murchison Range.

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  • You might have missed this, but Pastor Mark Biltz of El Shaddai Ministries in Bonney Lake, Washington thinks he knows when Jesus is probably coming back.

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  • The ever-prolific Spitta enlists Bonney and half of The Cool Kids for this super-funky, Michael Jordan-dissing new track.

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  • Elsewhere, bassist Mick Coady's quartet (Wednesday) features saxophonist Michael Buckley and postbop pianist Ivo Neame, while the Fringe Magnetic is augmented by vibraphonist Jim Hart and trumpeter Alex Bonney (Thursday).

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  • One of the more compelling sites is Lake Bonney in Antarctica, which has a deep covering of ice over liquid water known to support microbial slimes and life.

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  • When not caving, Stone runs Stone Aerospace outside Austin, where the Lake Bonney robot was conceived and assembled.

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  • It was frigid and windy when the team arrived at their site, nearby Lake Bonney, and set up camp.

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  • One of them, Lake Bonney in West Antarctica, has already been explored and mapped by a NASA-sponsored mission headed by Peter Doran of the University of Illinois in Chicago and underwater-robot maker Bill Stone, one of the breed of out-of-the-box engineers drawn to the same challenges and questions as Christner and other scientists.

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  • It will get much busier in the next month, Bonney said.

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