bench


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Synonyms for bench

Synonyms for bench

a level shelf of land interrupting a declivity (with steep slopes above and below)

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a strong worktable for a carpenter or mechanic

the magistrate or judge or judges sitting in court in judicial capacity to compose the court collectively

the reserve players on a team

(law) the seat for judges in a courtroom

take out of a game

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exhibit on a bench

References in classic literature ?
repeated the colonel, seating himself on a bench with his back to a tree that shaded it, and letting his head fall upon his breast.
No, not yet," said Adam, rising from the bench and pushing the hair from his face, as if he wanted to rouse himself.
He raised his eyes to the bench, thence to the jury-boxes, the bar, and the crowd without, meeting everywhere looks fastened on himself.
They have to be humoured; wait--" He banged the hand that held the pen against the back of the bench.
Now, at this talk all the good fellows on the bench grinned till their teeth glistened, and even the landlord could not forbear to smile.
Bolkonski made room for him on the bench and the lieutenant colonel sat down beside him.
No harder than your heart, nor colder is the hard, cold ersite of this thrice happy bench which supports your divine and fadeless form
The cat walked up to the bench on which the Patchwork Girl reclined and looked at her attentively.
A glance about the chamber revealed a wooden table and a bench.
As they came forth into the courtyard they descried an old man basking in the sun, upon a bench.
She sat down to rest and recover herself on the nearest bench.
A JUDGE who had for years looked in vain for an opportunity for infamous distinction, but whom no litigant thought worth bribing, sat one day upon the Bench, lamenting his hard lot, and threatening to put an end to his life if business did not improve.
On his bench in Madison Square Soapy moved uneasily.
We confess that the remarkable coincidences, the many convicting evidences, and the inexplicable silence on the part of the accused, as well as a total absence of any evidence for an alibi, were enough to warrant the bench of judges in assuming that in this man alone was centered the truth of the affair.
It's like this, do you see: two sit on a bench-- they're the passengers; and one stands up straight on the bench.