Part of speech: noun

A long wooden seat.

Part of speech: noun

A stout table, as for carpenters work.

Part of speech: noun

The judges seat in court; the judge or the judges.

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Usage examples "bench":

  1. On the left side- wall in front is a door with a stone bench near it, and to the left of that another door. - "The Three Heron's Feathers", Hermann Sudermann.
  2. 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", Ambrose Bierce.
  3. Sit down there on the bench, and take off the shoes you have on. - "The Dwelling Place of Light, Complete", Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 5, 2009.