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bench n1 : the place where a judge sits in court [asked counsel to approach the ] compare bar , dock , jury box , sidebar , stand
Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.