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BEN

Abbreviation for:
Balkan endemic nephropathy
benzene
Birmingham East and North PCT (Medspeak-UK)
References in classic literature ?
Conversation of Ben Jonson with Drummond of Hawthornden.
Yet there is something about this big blustering Ben that we cannot help but like.
They all returned to their work now; but Wiry Ben, having had the worst in the bodily contest, was bent on retrieving that humiliation by a success in sarcasm.
Come and hear her, Ben," said Seth, good-humouredly; "she's going to preach on the Green to-night; happen ye'd get something to think on yourself then, instead o' those wicked songs you're so fond on.
So the shark went off and chased Ben Ali over to the Doctor.
Listen, Ben Ali," said John Dolittle, leaning over the side.
He was a man of few words, and possibly it was for this reason as much as any that Kadour ben Saden had taken to him, for if there be one thing that an Arab despises it is a talkative man.
Ben Bolt, jungle-born and jungle-reared, was to be compelled to sit in the chair in ludicrous and tragic imitation of man-creatures.
He stood straighter and straighter and looked Ben Weatherstaff in the face.
Well, but you must say what sort of a man he was first," insisted Ben.
Ben Allen seized the poker, flourished it in a warlike manner above his head, inflicted a savage blow on an imaginary skull, and wound up by saying, in a very expressive manner, that he only wished he could guess; that was all.
And in Ali ben Kadin's tent Meriem pleaded and threatened, but all to no avail.