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  • n. An instance of a person being removed temporarily from an active role in a group or team activity.
  • v. Present participle of bench.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Benches; seats generally.
  • n. In coal-mining, one of the many names given to the process of getting the coal after it has been holed. See hole and kirve.

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