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n. pl. ben·nies Slang
An amphetamine tablet taken as a stimulant.
[From Benzedrine, a trademark formerly used for a preparation of amphetamine.]
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n, pl -nies
(Pharmacology) old-fashioned slang an amphetamine tablet, esp benzedrine: a stimulant
[C20: shortened from Benzedrine]
n, pl -nies
(Clothing & Fashion) slang US a man's overcoat
[C19: from Benjamin, perhaps from a tailor's name]
(Biography) Jack, real name Benjamin Kubelsky. 1894–1974, US comedian
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n., pl. -nies. Slang.
an amphetamine tablet.
[1950–55, Amer.; by shortening of Benzedrine]
Jack (Benjamin Kubelsky), 1894–1974, U.S. comedian.
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|Noun||1.||benny - East Indian annual erect herb; source of sesame seed or benniseed and sesame oil|
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
|2.||Benny - United States comedian known for his timeing and delivery and self-effacing humor (1894-1974)|
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benny(o.f.) [ˈbenɪ] N (Drugs) → bencedrina ® f
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