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bender (n.)

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). Perhaps from the verb in the figurative sense of "strain, brace, wind up." Other slang senses included "a sixpence" (1836) "( ? Because it bends easily.)" [OED]; "a leg" (U.S., 1849).

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Definitions of bender

bender (n.)
a tool for bending;
he used pliers as a bender
bender (n.)
revelry in drinking; a merry drinking party;
Synonyms: carouse / carousal / toot / booze-up
bender (n.)
a pitch of a baseball that is thrown with spin so that its path curves as it approaches the batter;
Synonyms: curve / curve ball / breaking ball
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