bleacher

[blee-cher]
noun
1.
Usually, bleachers. a typically roofless section of inexpensive and unreserved seats in tiers, especially at an open-air athletic stadium.
2.
a person or thing that bleaches.
3.
a container, as a vat or tank, used in bleaching.

Origin:
1540–50; 1885–90 for def 1; bleach + -er1

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bleachers (ˈbliːtʃəz)
 
pl n
1.  (sometimes singular) a tier of seats in a sports stadium, etc, that are unroofed and inexpensive
2.  the people occupying such seats

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bleacher
1540s, "one who bleaches," from bleach (q.v.). The "bench for spectators at a sports field" sense (usually bleachers) is attested since 1889, Amer.Eng.; so named because the boards were bleached by the sun.
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Example sentences
The stadium seating is primarily metal bleachers, although there are some
  bucket seats behind home plate.
And here's a photo from over a year ago, showing similar style bleachers from a
  different angle.
Tickets to sit in the bleachers cost money, but roughing it on the sidewalk is
  priceless.
Slip this sweatshirt over anything for the ultimate in relaxation whether
  you're on the bay or in the bleachers.
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