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bench stop

noun, Carpentry.
a metal device set flush with the top of a workbench and having a portion able to be raised to stop longitudinal movement of an object placed against it.
Origin of bench stop
First recorded in 1880-85 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • When planing thin wood, one end of the board is braced against the bench stop.

    Carpentry and Woodwork

    Edwin W. Foster

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