Definition of Benetting

1. benet [v] - See also: benet



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Benetting

benefiter
benefiters
benefiting
benefitless
benefits
benefits in kind
benefitted
benefitting
benegro
benempt
benempted
benes
benet
benets
benetted
benetting (current term)
benevolence
benevolences
benevolent
benevolent-dictator
benevolent-dictatorship
benevolent dictator
benevolent dictators
benevolent dictatorship
benevolent dictatorships
benevolent overlord
benevolently
benevolentness
benevolous

Literary usage of Benetting

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1. Publications by English Dialect Society (1893)
"'They have an old rhyme in Wiltshire— " Pigeons never know no woe Till they a-benetting do ..."

2. Lean's Collectanea by Vincent Stuckey Lean (1902)
"or benetting. Pigeons, against their wills, keep one Lent for seven weeks in the year, betwixt the going out of the old and growing up of the new grass. ..."

3. A Glossary of Words Used in the County of Wiltshire by George Edward Dartnell, Edward Hungerford Goddard (1893)
"They have an old rhyme in Wiltshire— " Pigeons never know no woe Till they a-benetting do go ; " meaning that pigeons at this time are compelled to feed on ..."

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