What does the word bench mean?

Usage examples for bench

  1. Then Knight addressed the Judge of Heaven: " Your Honor, would it trench On custom here if Blake were given A seat upon the Bench?" – Black Beetles in Amber by Ambrose Bierce
  2. Sit down there on the bench, and take off the shoes you have on. – The Dwelling Place of Light, Complete by Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 5, 2009