a course of masonry forming a bench at the foot of a wall.
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How to use bench table in a sentence
The Decorated vaulting-shafts are again in clusters of three, but rise from the bench-table and break the string-course.Bell's Cathedrals: The Cathedral Church of Ripon | Cecil Walter Charles Hallett
Along the south wall of this aisle, as along the north wall of the corresponding north aisle, a stone bench-table runs.Bell's Cathedrals: Wimborne Minster and Christchurch Priory | Thomas Perkins
The walls are indented with a recessed arcade, and carry a bench table.Somerset | G.W. Wade and J.H. Wade
I drew a sealed inclosure from my pocket and laid it on the work-bench table.The Master of Appleby | Francis Lynde