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Bench

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(1):

(n.) The persons who sit as judges; the court; as, the opinion of the full bench. See King's Bench.

(2):

(n.) A collection or group of dogs exhibited to the public; - so named because the animals are usually placed on benches or raised platforms.

(3):

(n.) A conformation like a bench; a long stretch of flat ground, or a kind of natural terrace, near a lake or river.

(4):

(n.) The seat where judges sit in court.

(5):

(n.) A long table at which mechanics and other work; as, a carpenter's bench.

(6):

(v. t.) To furnish with benches.

(7):

(n.) A long seat, differing from a stool in its greater length.

(8):

(v. t.) To place on a bench or seat of honor.

(9):

(v. i.) To sit on a seat of justice.


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Webster, Noah. Entry for 'Bench'. Noah Webster's American Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/web/b/bench.html. 1828.

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