Examples from the Web for bleacher
He caught both the ball and a bleacher to the face as he dove into the stands.
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|Mythili Rao|July 23, 2012|DAILY BEAST
It is extensively employed by the bleacher, dyer, calico-printer, and enameller.Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II|Arnold Cooley
First, there are iron stains, which are the most common kind of stains that a bleacher is troubled with.The Dyeing of Cotton Fabrics|Franklin Beech
I want to make it clear that the opportunities for going wrong with the bleacher are very small indeed.Bromide Printing and Enlarging|John A. Tennant
One tablespoonful of borax to every gallon of water added to each boilerful, serves as a bleacher and disinfectant.Public School Domestic Science|Mrs. J. Hoodless
The beating of the bleacher's hammer was also heard faintly from afar off.Japanese Literature|Various
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.