Ben"e*dict (?), Ben"e*dick (?), n. [From Benedick, one of the characters in Shakespeare's play of "Much Ado about Nothing."]

A married man, or a man newly married.

 

© Webster 1913.


Ben"e*dict, a. [L. benedictus, p. p. of benedicere to bless. See Benison, and cf. Bennet.]

Having mild and salubrious qualities.

[Obs.]

Bacon.

 

© Webster 1913.

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