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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bencher  \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.] 




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