benedick

Part of speech: noun

A newly married man. benedict.

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Usage examples "benedick":

  1. Don Pedro and Claudio enter; Benedick delivers his challenge and they prepare to fight, when Don Pedro comes between them. - "Shakespeare and Music", Christopher Wilson.
  2. Unformed as Biron is, he is Shakespeare in early youth, whereas in Benedick the likeness is not by any means so clear. - "The Man Shakespeare", Frank Harris.
  3. We rallied especially to Blake as Dogberry, on the occasion of my second Shakespearean night, for as such I seem to place it, when Laura Keene and Mr. Lester- the Lester Wallack that was to be- did Beatrice and Benedick. - "A Small Boy and Others", Henry James.