March 22nd , 2019 Bench Etymology - Meaning: "long seat," especially one without a back, from Proto-Germanic *bankon (source also of Old Frisian bank "bench," Old Norse… See more definitions.A long seat with or without a back, found for example in parks and schools. They sat on a park bench and tossed bread crumbs to the ducks and pigeons ...Etymology . From bench + mark. Originally (attested circa 1842) a mark cut into a stone by land surveyors to secure a "bench" (from 19th century land ...Bench definition, a long seat for several persons: a bench in the park. See more.