Slang an amphetamine pill, esp. Benzedrine, used as a stimulant
Jack (born Benjamin Kubelsky) 1894-1974; U.S. radio, television, & film comedian
See benny in American Heritage Dictionary 4
An amphetamine tablet taken as a stimulant.
Origin: From Benzedrine
American comedian known for his delayed comic delivery and for his shows on radio (1932-1955) and television (1950-1965), which featured sketches based on his fictitious miserliness, constant age of 39, and inexpert violin playing.