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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Bench.
 
Bench of bishops. The whole body of English prelates, who sit together on a bench in the House of Lords.   1
   To be raised to the Episcopal bench. To be made a bishop.   2
 


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