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1. (Biography) Ben(jamin) (Charles). born 1959, British comedian, scriptwriter, playwright, and novelist; his work includes the Blackadder series for television (1987–89), the play Gasping (1990), the novel High Society (2002), and the lyrics to the musical We Will Rock You (2002)
2. (Biography) Charles Sutherland. 1900–91, British zoologist: initiated the study of animal ecology