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Bon•i•face



Pronunciation: (bon'u-fās", -fis; for 4 also Fr. bô-nē-fas'), [key]
n.
1. Saint (Wynfrith), a.d. 680?–755?, English monk who became a missionary in Germany.
2. a jovial innkeeper in George Farquhar's The Beaux' Stratagem.
3. (l.c.) any landlord or innkeeper.
4. a male given name: from a Latin word meaning “doer of good.”

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

Bonhomme RichardBoniface I
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