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BENC

  • noun [ feminine ]
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Grammar
BENC, e; f.
Wright's OE grammar
§7; §47; §60; §156; §289; §311; §390;
A BENCH; scamnum, abacus
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  • Bugon to bence

    they turned to a bench,

      Beo. Th. 659; B. 327.
  • On bence wæs helm

    a helm was on the bench,

      Beo. Th. 2491; B. 1243.
Etymology
[Plat. O. Sax. Dut. Ger. bank, f : M. H. Ger. banc, m. f : O. H. Ger. panch, f : Dan. Swed. bänk : O. Nrs. bekkr, m.]
Derived forms
DER. ealu-benc, meodu-.
Linked entries
v.  bænc BANC.
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  • BENC, n.