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

  • Henson, Jim 1936-1990. American puppeteer and creator of the Muppets, a troupe of puppets including Kermit the Frog, Ernie and Bert, and Miss Piggy.
  • Henson, Matthew Alexander 1866-1955. American explorer who accompanied Peary on seven Arctic expeditions, including the 1909 expedition that claimed to have first reached the North Pole.

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  • proper n. A patronymic surname.

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  • n. United States puppeteer who created a troupe of puppet characters (1936-1990)


From Henry +‎ -son. (Wiktionary)



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