Bevan


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Bevan

(ˈbɛvən) or

Bev

n
1. a stupid or unfashionable male
2. an aggressive and surly youth
[from the boy's name Bevan]

Bevan

(ˈbɛvən)
n
(Biography) Aneurin (əˈnaɪərɪn), known as Nye. (1897–1960), British Labour statesman, born in Wales: noted for his oratory. As minister of health (1945–51) he introduced the National Health Service (1948)
ˈBevanˌite n, adj
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I recollect dining once at Mrs Bevan's, in that broad street round the corner by the coachmaker's, where the tipsy man fell through the cellar-flap of an empty house nearly a week before the quarter-day, and wasn't found till the new tenant went in--and we had roast pig there.
Jeffrey Bevan, from Cwmbran, was jailed in February last year for seven years and four months for three counts of transferring criminal property and 10 counts of converting criminal property.
Jeffrey Bevan, from Cwmbran, wasjailed in February last yearfor seven years and four months for three counts of transferring criminal property and 10 counts of converting criminal property.
A GREAT-nephew of NHS founder Nye Bevan died after failings at two hospital trusts, an inquest heard.
Roderick Bevan, great nephew of Nye spearheaded the establishment of the NHS in 1948, would have survived lung cancer but for serious mistakes which a coroner said amounted to neglect.
A letter from John Evans, of the Home Office's managed migration department, has now written apologising to Mr Bevan for the upset.
PETER BEVAN, whose training career spanned a quarter of a century and was highlighted by victories in the Great Yorkshire Chase and Glenlivet Anniversary Hurdle, has died aged 62, writes Lee Mottershead.
IN JULY 1948 ANEURIN BEVAN, the Labour Minister of Health and Housing and doyen of the Labour Left, was at the peak of his political powers: the National Health Service, which he had done much to create, opened for business, the house-building programme was gathering pace, and he secured his reputation as a socialist firebrand by condemning Conservatives as 'lower than vermin' in one of his speeches.
Bear care: Bevan built her collection of impersonators from the discarded parts of other teddy bears, and she shops the second-hand stores in search of clothing to complete the effect.
Rick Bevan, 54, worked for Loganair Ltd until he was dismissed in October last year.
Because informal settings provide access to real scientists doing science, explains Acting Director Bronwyn Bevan, they can impact science education reform.
Lewis Bevan Jones (1880-1960), missionary scholar and Baptist pioneer in Christian-Muslim relations, was born at Agra, India, where his father, Daniel jones (1852-1911), served with the Baptist Missionary Society (BMS).(1) "Bevan Jones," as he was known, was sent to England in 1888 to attend the School for the Sons of Missionaries, now Eltham College.