bench·​er ˈben-chər How to pronounce bencher (audio)
: one who sits on or presides at a bench

Word History

First Known Use

13th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of bencher was in the 13th century

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Cite this Entry

“Bencher.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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