Entry from British & World English dictionary
A low stone seat on the inside of a wall or round the base of a pillar in a church, cloister, or other religious building.
- A convertible model allows bench-table combinations to be converted into two benches with backrests.
- The nave of three bays has on its south side an arcade of the end of the 13th century with pillars of four engaged filleted shafts and a bench-table or seat round the bases.
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