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

  • n. One that bends: a bender of iron bars; a bender of the truth.
  • n. Slang A spree, especially a drinking spree.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. One who, or that which, bends.
  • n. A device to aid bending of pipes to a specific angle.
  • n. A bout of heavy drinking.
  • n. A homosexual man.
  • n. a simple shelter, made using flexible branches or withies
  • n. A sixpence.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who, or that which, bends.
  • n. An instrument used for bending.
  • n. A drunken spree.
  • n. A sixpence.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who or that which bends.
  • n. A sixpence.
  • n. A leg.
  • n. A spree; a frolic.
  • n. [Cf. bend, n., 11.] A hard drinker.
  • n. A mechanical device for bending or drawing a crossbow.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a pitch of a baseball that is thrown with spin so that its path curves as it approaches the batter
  • n. revelry in drinking; a merry drinking party
  • n. a tool for bending


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