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Noun: boniface  'bó-ni,feys
Usage: archaic
  1. The owner or manager of an inn
    - host, innkeeper
Noun: Boniface  'bó-ni,feys
  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)
    - Saint Boniface, St. Boniface, Winfred, Wynfrith, Apostle of Germany

Derived forms: bonifaces

Type of: missionary, patron, saint

Encyclopedia: Boniface, Duke of Alsace