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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Benjamin.
 
The pet, the youngest. Queensland is the Benjamin of our colonial possessions. The allusion is to Benjamin, the youngest son of Jacob (Gen. xxxv. 18).   1
 


 Benicia Boy.Ben’jamin. 

 
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