Found 3 items, similar to Bench.
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n 1: a long seat for more than one person
2: the reserve players on a team; “our team has a strong bench”
3: a level shelf of land interrupting a declivity (with steep
slopes above and below) [syn: terrace
4: persons who administer justice [syn: judiciary
5: a strong worktable for a carpenter or mechanic [syn: workbench
6: the magistrate or judge or judges sitting in court in
judicial capacity to compose the court collectively
v 1: take out of a game; of players
2: exhibit on a bench; “bench the poodles at the dog show”
English → English
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Benched
; p. pr. & vb. n.
1. To furnish with benches.
'T was benched with turf. --Dryden.
Stately theaters benched crescentwise. --Tennyson.
2. To place on a bench or seat of honor.
Whom I . . . have benched and reared to worship.
, n.; pl. Benches
. [OE. bench, benk, AS. benc;
akin to Sw. b["a]nk, Dan b[ae]nk, Icel. bekkr, OS., D., & G.
bank. Cf. Bank
1. A long seat, differing from a stool in its greater length.
Mossy benches supplied the place of chairs. --Sir W.
2. A long table at which mechanics and other work; as, a
3. The seat where judges sit in court.
To pluck down justice from your awful bench. --Shak.
4. The persons who sit as judges; the court; as, the opinion
of the full bench. See King's Bench
5. A collection or group of dogs exhibited to the public; --
so named because the animals are usually placed on benches
or raised platforms.
6. A conformation like a bench; a long stretch of flat
ground, or a kind of natural terrace, near a lake or
(Leveling), one of a number of marks along a
line of survey, affixed to permanent objects, to show
where leveling staffs were placed. See bench mark
Bench of bishops
, the whole body of English prelates
assembled in council.
, any plane used by carpenters and joiners for
working a flat surface, as jack planes, long planes.
, an exhibition of dogs.
(Arch.), a projecting course at the base of a
building, or round a pillar, sufficient to form a seat.
, v. i.
To sit on a seat of justice. [R.] --Shak.