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Benicia Boy

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John C. Heenan, the American pugilist, who challenged and fought Tom Sayers for “the belt” in 1860; so called from Benicia in California, his birthplace.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Benefice
Benefit of Clergy
Benen-geli
Benet (French)
Benèvolence
Benevolus
Bengal Tigers
Bengalese
Bengodi
Benicia Boy
Benjamin
Benjamin
Benjamin’s Mess
Bennaskar
Benshie, Benshee
Bent
Benvolio
Beppo
Berchta [the white lady]
Bereans