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 Bengo’di.Benjamin. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Benicia Boy.
 
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.   1
 


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