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benchy

/ (ˈbɛntʃɪ) /
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adjective

NZ (of a hillside) hollowed out in benches

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  • Benchy and Spikes were on hand, and now the former appealed to Frank.

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  • Benchy triumphantly led the way, being followed by Frank and Bart and the dog, with the crowd at the heels of them.

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