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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bender  \Bend"er\,  n. 
  1.  One  who  or  that  which  bends. 
 
  2.  An  instrument  used  for  bending. 
 
  3.  A  drunken  spree.  [Low,  U.  S.]  --Bartlett. 
 
  4.  A  sixpence.  [Slang,  Eng.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  bender 
  n  1:  an  occasion  for  heavy  drinking;  "they  went  on  a  bust  that 
  lasted  three  days"  [syn:  {bust},  {tear},  {binge},  {toot}, 
  {booze-up}] 
  2:  a  baseball  thrown  with  spin  so  that  its  path  curves  as  it 
  approach  the  batter  [syn:  {curve},  {curve  ball},  {breaking 
  ball}] 




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