Bench"er (?), n.

1. Eng.Law

One of the senior and governing members of an Inn of Court.

2.

An alderman of a corporation.

[Eng.]

Ashmole.

3.

A member of a court or council.

[Obs.]

Shak.

4.

One who frequents the benches of a tavern; an idler.

[Obs.]

 

© Webster 1913.

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