bene


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bene cull

obsolete slang A good fellow. Primarily heard in UK. Ah, no, he's one of us—a right bene cull!
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bene darkmans

obsolete slang Farewell and good evening; have a good night. The term originated in the thieves' cant of the UK underworld. Primarily heard in UK. Right, I'm off lads. Bene darkmans!
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bene lightmans

obsolete slang Good morning. The term originated in the thieves' cant of the UK underworld. Primarily heard in UK. Bene lightmans, boyos! Any news?
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nota bene

Used in writing to indicate something that should be specially noted by the reader. Often abbreviated as "NB" or "n.b." Comes from the Latin phrase nota bene, meaning "note well." At the bottom of the page was a note from the editor that read, "Nota bene: The terminology used in this section is obsolete, but has been preserved for the sake of historical accuracy."
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