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hench muhn

  • n  someone who assists in a plot

  • According to a former henchman, in one particularly chilling act, he personally tortured and strangled the 11-year-old son of a Mafia turncoat, then threw the boy's body into a vat .
  • Or suffocating a rival with a clear plastic bag over his head while a henchman named El Gordo (the Fat Man) bounces on his chest.
  • The henchman is a minor character in a fleeting scene in Some Like It Hot, but Billy Wilder couldn't resist giving him a line with a nifty reverse spin on it.
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  • Big E Langston Will Be WWE's Next Great Powerhouse
    The WWE has had its share of powerhouses. We've seen Big Show run rampant on Raw, Kane destroy all who oppose him, Brock Lesnar put people out of commission and Mark Henry do what he does. The latest monster to grace the WWE stage is none other than Dolph Ziggler's henchman, Big E Langston.  The former national powerlifting champion has amazed the WWE Universe since working his way into ...
    June 11, 2013 - Bleacher Report

  • David Wells in SportingNews.com
    Another comment that bugged the commissioner was when Wells called Watson "a henchman and a yes man for Bud Selig."
  • Dana Rohrabacher in The Age
    Li "was a henchman for the dictatorship, the gangsters," Rohrabacher said. "No one who is in that position should think they have no alternative. We now have an example before us of someone who knew that yes, there was an alternative -- and...
  • Peer Steinbrueck in AFP
    I get threatening letters from Switzerland and get called a Nazi henchman,Steinbrueck told the Sueddeutsche Zeitung daily.

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