deacon's bench


: a bench with usually spindled arms and back

Illustration of deacon's bench

Illustration of deacon's bench

Word History

First Known Use

1922, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of deacon's bench was in 1922

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Cite this Entry

“Deacon's bench.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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