water bench


noun

a Pennsylvania Dutch dresser having a lower portion closed with doors for milk pails, an open shelf for water pails, and an upper section with shallow drawers.

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Also called bucket bench, milk bench.
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Example sentences from the Web for bucket bench

  • How he managed to walk to the water-bench to wash was more than he knew.