Origin of bleacher
Examples from the Web for bleacher
He caught both the ball and a bleacher to the face as he dove into the stands.10 Unforgettable Derek Jeter Highlights (VIDEO)
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Young, pretty, petite, and commanding, Coach French demands toughness: bleacher runs, drills, sweat, hustle, discipline.This Week’s Hot Reads: July 23, 2012, All-Fiction Edition
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The other well was made by a bleacher in the neighbourhood of Lisburn in Ireland.
The beating of the bleacher's hammer was also heard faintly from afar off.
I want to make it clear that the opportunities for going wrong with the bleacher are very small indeed.Bromide Printing and Enlarging
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The distant sound of the bleacher's hammer reached their ears, and reminded him of the sound he had heard in the Yûgao's house.
It is extensively employed by the bleacher, dyer, calico-printer, and enameller.Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II
Word Origin and History for bleacher
1540s, "one who bleaches," agent noun from bleach (v.). The "bench for spectators at a sports field" sense (usually bleachers) is attested since 1889, American English; so named because the boards were bleached by the sun.