bender

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bender (plural benders)

  1. One who, or that which, bends.
  2. A device to aid bending of pipes to a specific angle.
  3. (slang) A bout of heavy drinking.
    He's been out on a bender with his mates.
  4. (chiefly UK, slang, derogatory) A homosexual man.
  5. a simple shelter, made using flexible branches or withies
  6. (obsolete, UK, slang) A sixpence.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Charles Dickens, The Pickwick Papers to this entry?)

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Last modified on 7 April 2014, at 00:47