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 Bontemps.Bonzes (sing. Bon’ze). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Bonus.
 
A bounty over and above the interest of a share in any company. (Latin, bonus quœstus, a good profit or bounty. The interest or fruit of money put out in an investment was by the Romans called the quœstus.)   1
   Bonus Homrus. (See HOMER.)   2
 


 Bontemps.Bonzes (sing. Bon’ze). 

 
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