from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Bench, Johnny Lee Born 1947. American baseball player considered among the greatest catchers in history. In 16 seasons with the Cincinnati Reds (1967-1983), he was the National League's most valuable player twice (1970 and 1972).


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  • Dwayne Wade has played with Shaq, Alonzo Mourning (off the bench), Gary Payton (off the Bench)

  • Designed by Thomas Bernstrand, The Kajen Public Bench is a very interesting & comfortable public seating idea.

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  • William Rehnquist came to the Bench from the Office of Legal Counsel.

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  • The Beamsville Bench is one of several sub appellations on the Niagara Escarpment in Ontario, its limestone bedrock is ideal for lending serious minerality to its wines, especially in older vines.

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  • The Nut Bench is fun, colorful and made from pineapple paper to boot!

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  • Orange22, the company behind the Botanist Bench, is offering a chance to win one.

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  • Philippe Million's "Barrier Bench" is only a gallery prototype, but it's marvelously subversive -- turning something warding into something welcoming.

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  • You don't have to put up with a prima donna inquisitor, as no interviewers are shown on the show, and listening to Larkin talk about growing up in Cincinnati and following the Big Red Machine teams of the 1970s to the backdrop of soft music and grainy highlights of Johnny Bench is endearing.

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  • Although this isnt’ the first time this type of material and style’s been utilized to develop furniture, the Linger Bench is interestingly shaped and compact enough that it looks like it should easily adapt itself to several types of interior and exterior design themes: from garden spaces, to clean contemporary gallery or loft spaces, to a warm and lightly colored corridor or foyer.

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  • Having rescued Umbro, he became chief executive of Americana, the name behind Bench and Hooch.

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