disbench

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

dis- +‎ bench

Verb[edit]

disbench (third-person singular simple present disbenches, present participle disbenching, simple past and past participle disbenched)

  1. (transitive) To drive from a bench or seat.
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  2. (transitive, UK, law) To deprive (a bencher) of his privileges.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.