Synonyms for bender

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"You'd have said the other thing at Bender," the Colonel answered, turning his head.

He let two wide ones pass, and fouled when a bender cut a corner.

Butters, picking out a bender to his fancy, straightened it for a single.

He was compelled to seek safety in Turkey, where he died miserably at Bender.

When he took me so unexpectedly from Bender, I wanted to see what he was going to do with me.

That might show some motive for her incognito and explain her arrest by Bender.

Bender was the pink of propriety and a dog of unblemished reputation.

Bender was then discovered lying only a few feet back from the entrance.

And Old Bender was pokin' around, and his wife and the boy with the big mouth.

So pa got Old Bender and made him walk and compared the prints, but they wasn't the same.

WORD ORIGIN

late 15c., "instrument for bending," agent noun from bend (v.). Slang meaning "drinking bout" is American English, attested from 1846, perhaps from the Scottish sense of "a hard drinker" (1728).

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