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Originally appearing in Volume V03, Page 716 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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BENCH TABLE (Fr. bane; Ital. sedile; Ger. Bank), the stone seat which runs round the walls of large churches, and sometimes round the piers; it very generally is placed in the porches.
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