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Steep hillsides should be terraced or benched; but, as this is very expensive, they should be avoided.

When I benched Osgood it wouldnt have surprised me in the least if some of the players besides Shultz had made an objection.

If Wyndham had won that game after Nelson benched us, it would have settled everything our way.

Not true is that tale; nor didst thou journey in benched ships, or come to towers of Troy.

A gratifying number of dogs was benched in the main hall of the ramshackle structure; early on the morning of the show.

Oh, the days I play in the outfield, one of the men will have to be benched, mused Joe.

They shook up the batting order, they benched some of the regulars temporarily, and put the reserve men in their places.

These are benched back several miles from the river, with huge mountains here and there intervening.