deacon's bench

noun

Definition of deacon's bench

: a bench with usually spindled arms and back

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First Known Use of deacon's bench

1922, in the meaning defined above

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“Deacon's bench.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/deacon%27s%20bench. Accessed 17 Sep. 2021.

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