BEN


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BEN

Abbreviation for:
Balkan endemic nephropathy
benzene
Birmingham East and North PCT (Medspeak-UK)
References in classic literature ?
Now," says Ben Rogers, "what's the line of busi- ness of this Gang?
By the time Ben was fagged out, Tom had traded the next chance to Billy Fisher for a kite, in good repair; and when he played out, Johnny Miller bought in for a dead rat and a string to swing it with -- and so on, and so on, hour after hour.
She had never thought much about her looks, but she wondered if she was as unattractive as Ben Weatherstaff and she also wondered if she looked as sour as he had looked before the robin came.
Poor Gub-Gub was dreadfully frightened; and the pushmi-pullyu began to sharpen his horns for a fight by rubbing them on the mast of the ship; while Jip kept springing into the air and barking and calling Ben Ali bad names in dog-language.
Sheik Amor ben Khatour," announced the sergeant by way of introduction.
It'll be a good while afore my head's full o' th' Methodies," said Ben.
Oh--it means--you must think what you mean," said Ben, rather peevishly.
This sister, who was then passing out of her 'teens, came to me with a very anxious face and wringing her hands, and she told me to go ben to my mother and say to her that she still had another boy.
The sleepy landlord objected strenuously to instituting a search for Kadour ben Saden until the following morning, but a piece of gold put a different aspect on the matter, so that a few moments later a servant had started to make the rounds of the lesser native hostelries where it might be expected that a desert sheik would find congenial associations.
And in that time, in a large cage of concrete and iron, Ben Bolt had exercised and recovered the use of his muscles, and added to his hatred of the two-legged things, puny against him in themselves, who by trick and wile had so helplessly imprisoned him.
When Ben was about two years old his mother married again, and this second husband was a bricklayer.
Miss Stacy caught me reading Ben Hur in school yesterday afternoon when I should have been studying my Canadian history.