bench dog


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bench dog

[′bench ‚dȯg]
(engineering)
A wood or metal peg, placed in a slot or hole at the end of a bench; used to keep a workpiece from slipping.
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The first recorded effort to standardize a hunting English setter was in the mid-1800s when Edward Laverack (1800-1877) developed a line of English setter bench dogs that had some hunting potential.