Definition of Bennett

1. Noun. United States aviator who (with Richard E. Byrd) piloted the first flight over the North Pole (1890-1928).

Exact synonyms: Floyd Bennett
Generic synonyms: Aeronaut, Airman, Aviator, Flier, Flyer

Definition of Bennett

1. Proper noun. An English patronymic surname from a medieval form of Benedict. ¹

2. Proper noun. ( male given name) transferred back from the surname. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bennett

Benjamin Jowett
Benjamin Kubelsky
Benjamin Peirce
Benjamin Ricketson Tucker
Benjamin Rush
Benjamin Shahn
Benjamin Spock
Benjamin Thompson
Benjamin West
Benjamin bush
Bennett's fracture
Bennett angle
Bennett movement
Bennhold's Congo red stain

Literary usage of Bennett

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Boston Directory (1862)
"14 Taylor bennett Aaron, cigars and tobacco, 9 Change ave. bennett Abby U. carpet maker, house 30 Pleasant bennett Andrew J. police station 4, b. ..."

2. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1920)
"Mr. bennett left on the ground cement and steel, and we gave him credit for ... Mr. bennett left the job, and I had to get some one else to put on the job. ..."

3. The Journal of the Linnean Society by Linnean Society of London (1857)
"JJ bennett, Esq., Sec. LS Trevisan (VBA) Saggio di una Monografia delle Alghe Coe- ... JJ bennett, Esq., Sec. LS Turner (D.) Memoir of Joseph Arnold, ..."

4. A Dictionary of Books Relating to America, from Its Discovery to the Present by Joseph Sabin, Wilberforce Eames, Bibliographical Society of America, Robert William Glenroie Vail (1869)
"H. 4718 bennett (A.) Adventures in the Far West and the Far South West. ... bennett (AH) An Address delivered at the Dedication of the New School House In ..."

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