benni

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n benni East Indian annual erect herb; source of sesame seed or benniseed and sesame oil
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Usage

In literature:

There, get along, and fetch your coat, Benny.
"Little Folks (July 1884)" by Various
Think of that, Benny.
"Little Folks (Septemeber 1884)" by Various
Uncle Benny turned out to be the pleasantest old man the boys and girls had ever been acquainted with.
"Our Young Folks, Vol 1, No. 1" by Various
His name is Benny, just plain Benny Wilkins, and he never saw London.
"Melomaniacs" by James Huneker
On the way, the thought of the damned and thumbless Benny accompanied him.
"The Paliser case" by Edgar Saltus
Benny, the kitchen boy, told me.
"Cloudy Jewel" by Grace Livingston Hill
Presents for Benny and Jim and Susy and mudda, and seven bath-gowns for dadda.
"The Daughter of the Storage" by William Dean Howells
Then she went over to tuck the cover in around Bennie.
"Snow on the Headlight" by Cy Warman
Bowman and Bennie her youngest and Mary the next to the youngest.
"In the Heart of a Fool" by William Allen White
The fact was, Uncle Benny was one of the few men we meet with, especially on a farm, who think the boys ought to have a chance.
"Our Young Folks--Vol. I, No. II, February 1865" by Various
Dey say de brudder, Mister Benny, he done sharped it 'way from de others befo' he die, but I 'lieve the gals will win dat lawsuit.
"Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves." by Work Projects Administration
Bennie's just a baby.
"The Real Hard Sell" by William W Stuart
I wondered if he had seen me passing the Moon Glow to Benny somehow.
"B-12's Moon Glow" by Charles A. Stearns
Guess Bennie will fix us up something.
"Blue Goose" by Frank Lewis Nason
You shall be my bridesmaid; Nellie Gibson is to be my maid of honor, and Benny Hopkins, Jim's best man.
"Cupid's Middleman" by Edward B. Lent
Doubtless they laid Bennie's outburst to the irresponsibility of extreme youth and ignored it.
"Under Boy Scout Colors" by Joseph Bushnell Ames
Now, Benny, my blessed lamb, where are you?
"Hildegarde's Harvest" by Laura E. Richards
Because he would then be Bennie-fitted, and she Annie-mated.
"The Handbook of Conundrums" by Edith B. Ordway
Another authority states that the body of Benny was dragged to a safe distance from the North Dakota camp and buried.
"The Marvelous Exploits of Paul Bunyan" by W. B. Laughead
Uncle Benny, you must put on your coat.
"The Indian Drum" by William MacHarg
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In poetry:

"Benny had a little dog,
His fleece was white as snow,
And everywhere that Benny went,
The dog was sure to go.
"Fragments from "Under The Lilacs"." by Louisa May Alcott
Then he said to Blossom, "To-morrow, Bennie will go with you."
And two days after this interview
Bennie and Blossom took their way to their green mountain home,
And poor little Blossom was footsore, but she didn't moan.
"A Soldier's Reprieve" by William Topaz McGonagall
"Yes, let us hope God is very merciful," said Mr Allan.
"Yes, yes," said Bennie's father, "my Bennie was a good man.
He said, 'Father, I'll go and fight for my country.
Go, then, Bennie,' I said, 'and God be with ye.' "
"A Soldier's Reprieve" by William Topaz McGonagall
And as his father gazed upon it he thought Bennie was dead,
Then he handed the letter to Mr Allan and by him it was read,
And the minister read as follows: "Dear father, when this you see
I shall be dead and in eternity.
"A Soldier's Reprieve" by William Topaz McGonagall
That night, softly, little Blossom, Bennie's sister, stole out
And glided down the footpath without any doubt.
She was on her way to Washington, with her heart full of woe,
To try and save her brother's life, blow high, blow low.
"A Soldier's Reprieve" by William Topaz McGonagall
"Jemmie was sick, sir, and my brother took his place."
"What is this you say, child? Come here and let me see your face."
Then she handed him Bennie's letter, and he read if carefully,
And taking up his pen he wrote a few lines hastily.
"A Soldier's Reprieve" by William Topaz McGonagall

In news:

John and Anna Unger, Mulvane, announce the birth of their son, Benny Wall Unger, at 1:15 pm Sept 3, 2012, at Pratt Regional Medical Center.
Benny Roy Feast, 71, a resident of Houston, Texas and native of Charenton, died Wednesday, August 29, 2012, at 5 pm, at Memorial Herman Southwest Hospital in Houston.
Peanut butter cups in Japan and Benny Goodman.
Benny Goodman, also known as the "King of Swing".
Benny grew up at the base of the tram, as his parents owned the now famous Hostel x Even when he was sick, his parents would make him ski.
Benny and Joyce Speares.
ANDERSON — Dr Benny and Joyce Speares celebrated their 60th anniversary on Saturday, August 18, 2012 with their children and grandchildren at Smoke on the Water in Greenville, SC.
Benny 's Seafood #2 295 NW 82 Ave, Blue Sky Plaza 786-458-8240.
An Athens company was awarded the Benjamin Franklin " Benny " bronze statue from the 2012 Premier Print Awards, which is the highest honor the annual printing industry bestows.
Benny Binder wins Edgartown School geography bee.
The Jefferson County Coroner's Office identified the man as Benny Linton Griggs, 55.
Pitbull received one of the three prestigious Songwriter of the Year awards, along with pop hitmakers Benny Blanco and Ester Dean.
Alan Ayckbourn's plays walk the line between two extremes of British wit: biting satirical comedy in the manner of Noel Coward and comedies of manners ala Oscar Wilde OR the inspired humorous anarchy of Monty Python and Benny Hill.
American lightweight Benny Leonard, pictured in 1925, is remembered as one of boxing's greatest.
Born Dec 26, 1919, in Houston, he was a son of Benny Burkett Bray and Gladys Davis Bray Johnson.
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In science:

We thank Benny Sudakov and Michael Krivelevich for useful discussions at the start of this pro ject. J.S. thanks Nitin Arora for help with the asymptotics of C (k , l).
Counting Connected Graphs Asymptotically
Bennis and C. G ´ome z-Reino, “Generalized formulation and symmetry properties of reciprocal nonabsorbing polarization devices: application to liquid-crystal displays,” J.
Manipulating spatial qudit states with programmable optical devices
Bennis () calls a ring R left GF-closed if the class of left Gorenstein flat modules is closed under extensions.
Gorenstein flat dimension of complexes
We would like to thank Asaf Shapira, and our advisor Benny Sudakov for the kindness and advice they provided that greatly helped us in doing this work.
Quasi-randomness of graph balanced cut properties
Benny Rievers, Stefanie Bremer, Meike List, Claus L¨ammerzahl, and Hansj¨org Dittus.
The experimental status of Special and General Relativity
Benny Rievers, Claus L¨ammerzahl, Meike List, Stefanie Bremer, and Hansj¨org Dittus.
The experimental status of Special and General Relativity
Zvi Gutterman, Benny Pinkas, Tzachy Reinman.
The Arduino as a Hardware Random-Number Generator
This is the reason to expect super-selection rules which prevent such transformations. I am grateful for Yakir Aharonov, Charles Bennett, Shmuel Nussinov, and Benni Reznik for useful comments.
Instantaneous measurement of non-local variables
I’ll show you.” Jack Benny was rejected without audition.
Astrophysics in 2005
This leaves 39, enabling us to offer them to Jack Benny as a birthday present, one for each year of his age. 1022 W UMa binaries cataloged by ROTSE, leading to the conclusion that one main sequence star in 300 is a W UMa (Gettel et al. 2006).
Astrophysics in 2006
Benny Porat, Ely Porat, and Amir Rothschild. pattern matching in a streaming model.
Explicit Non-Adaptive Combinatorial Group Testing Schemes
Shmuel Marcovitch and Benni Reznik School of Physics and Astronomy, Raymond and Beverly Sackler Faculty of Exact Sciences, Tel-Aviv University, Tel-Aviv 69978, Israel.
Testing Bell inequalities with weak measurements
Benny Lehmann, Daniel Lehmann, and Noam Nisan.
An Impossibility Result for Truthful Combinatorial Auctions with Submodular Valuations
Benny Kimelfeld, Yuri Kosharovsky, and Yehoshua Sagiv.
ELCA Evaluation for Keyword Search on Probabilistic XML Data
Benny Lehmann, Daniel Lehmann, and Noam Nisan.
The Computational Complexity of Truthfulness in Combinatorial Auctions
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