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bencher

[ben-cher] /ˈbɛn tʃər/
noun
1.
  1. a senior member of an Inn of Court.
  2. a member of the House of Commons.
2.
a person who handles an oar; rower.
Origin
1525-1535
1525-35; bench + -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for bencher

bencher

/ˈbɛntʃə/
noun (often pl) (Brit)
1.
a member of the governing body of one of the Inns of Court, usually a judge or a Queen's Counsel
2.
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