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 Ben.Ben Joc’hanan’, 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Ben (a theatrical word).
 
Benefit. “A big ben,” a good or bumping benefit.   1
   Big Ben of Westminster. A name given to the large bell, which weighs 13 tons 10 cwt., and is named after Sir Benjamin Hall, the Chief Commissioner of Works when the bell was cast. (1856.)   2
 


 Ben.Ben Joc’hanan’, 

 
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