- a sturdy table at which an artisan works.
Origin of workbench
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Examples from the Web for workbench
They were not designed via the epiphany of an unlettered Russian sergeant at a workbench, as fables would have it.The Story of Saddam's Gun Collection
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All the sunlight fell upon the tailor's workbench by the window.L'Assommoir
After a moment he swung himself from the workbench and turned toward the door.
Jed put his elbows on the workbench and covered his face with his hands.
Jed, leaning forward in his chair by the workbench, put his hand to his forehead.
Again Phillips shifted in his seat on the edge of the workbench.
- a heavy table at which work is done by a carpenter, mechanic, toolmaker, etc
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