water bench

  1. 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.

  • Also called bucket bench, milk bench.

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How to use water bench in a sentence

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

  • She flew into the schoolhouse to the water bench, and seizing the water bucket, flew out.

  • Then he had set the can down on the water bench beside the door and gone away.

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