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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Benison  \Ben"i*son\,  n.  [OE.  beneysun  benesoun  OF 
  bene["i]?un,  bene["i]son,  fr  L.  benedictio,  fr  benedicere 
  to  bless;  bene  (adv.  of  bonus  good)  +  dicere  to  say  See 
  {Bounty},  and  {Diction},  and  cf  {Benediction}.] 
  Blessing;  beatitude;  benediction.  --Shak. 
 
  More  precious  than  the  benison  of  friends.  --Talfourd. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  benison 
  n  :  a  spoken  blessing 




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