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 (bŏn′ē), William H. Known as Bil·ly the Kid (bĭl′ē) 1859-1881.
American outlaw who murdered 21 men and was shot dead by Sheriff Pat Garrett (1850-1908).
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Noun1.Bonney - United States outlaw who was said to have killed 21 men (1859-1881)
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and, the ring being repeated, went to the door, whence he presently returned, ushering in, by the name of Mr Bonney, a pale gentleman in a violent hurry, who, with his hair standing up in great disorder all over his head, and a very narrow white cravat tied loosely round his throat, looked as if he had been knocked up in the night and had not dressed himself since.
When they are, you know what to do with them as well as any man alive, and how to back quietly out at the right time,' said Mr Bonney, slapping the capitalist familiarly on the shoulder.
Done business with him,' said Mr Bonney with a meaning look.
Mr Bonney elbowed his way briskly upstairs, receiving in his progress many low bows from the waiters who stood on the landings to show the way; and, followed by Mr Nickleby, dived into a suite of apartments behind the great public room: in the second of which was a business-looking table, and several business-looking people.
cried a gentleman with a double chin, as Mr Bonney presented himself.
The new-comers were received with universal approbation, and Mr Bonney bustled up to the top of the table, took off his hat, ran his fingers through his hair, and knocked a hackney-coachman's knock on the table with a little hammer: whereat several gentlemen cried
Mr Bonney then presented himself to move the first resolution; and having run his right hand through his hair, and planted his left, in an easy manner, in his ribs, he consigned his hat to the care of the gentleman with the double chin (who acted as a species of bottle- holder to the orators generally), and said he would read to them the first resolution--'That this meeting views with alarm and apprehension, the existing state of the Muffin Trade in this Metropolis and its neighbourhood; that it considers the Muffin Boys, as at present constituted, wholly underserving the confidence of the public; and that it deems the whole Muffin system alike prejudicial to the health and morals of the people, and subversive of the best interests of a great commercial and mercantile community.
And other riders won more than one title, including Helen Swailes, Leah Harrison, Chloe Bonney, Chloe Bailey, Beth Miles, and Jessie Brown.
Now the Skye rider is auctioning the bike he used in the film on eBay to help fellow rider Michael Bonney, who was paralysed from the neck down in a crash in March.
The investment we are commissioning today [Friday] is a bold statement of resolve to directly respond to our growing consumer needs in the larger East African market and a positive reflection of our huge endorsement for the great future South Sudan market holds", Bonney said at the official launch in Juba Friday.
Interior designer Melissa Bonney said that women think about kitchens and family spaces like living spaces, and make sure there's enough room for kids, and storage throughout the house, News.