a substitute who rarely gets to play in a game.
- Bench warrant
a warrant issued or ordered by a judge or court for the apprehension of an offender. Historical Examples The Real Man Francis Lynde The Crossing Winston Churchill The Last Laird of MacNab Various The Life of John Marshall Volume 3 of 4 Albert J. Beveridge The Knight Of Gwynne, Vol. II (of II) Charles James […]
- Bench work
work done at a workbench, worktable, etc., as in a factory or laboratory. Historical Examples Advanced Toy Making for Schools David M. Mitchell A Civil Servant in Burma Herbert Thirkel White The Wonder Island Boys: The Mysteries of the Caverns Roger Thompson Finlay
a long seat for several persons: a bench in the park. a seat occupied by an official, especially a judge. such a seat as a symbol of the office and dignity of an individual judge or the judiciary. the office or dignity of various other officials, or the officials themselves. Sports. the seat on which […]
a senior member of an Inn of Court. a member of the House of Commons. a person who handles an oar; rower. Historical Examples Nineteenth Century Questions James Freeman Clarke Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 4 Various Obiter Dicta Augustine Birrell Obiter Dicta Augustine Birrell A Book About Lawyers John Cordy Jeaffreson Punch, […]