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 for boniface
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Boniface \Bon"i*face\, n. [From the sleek, jolly landlord in
     Farquhar's comedy of "The Beaux' Stratagem."]
     An innkeeper.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  Boniface
      n 1: (Roman Catholic Church) Anglo-Saxon missionary who was sent
           to Frisia and Germany to spread the Christian faith; was
           martyred in Frisia (680-754) [syn: Boniface, Saint
           Boniface, St. Boniface, Winfred, Wynfrith, Apostle
           of Germany]
      2: the owner or manager of an inn [syn: host, innkeeper,
         boniface]

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