Definition of bench table in English:

bench table

noun

  • A low stone seat on the inside of a wall or round the base of a pillar in a church, cloister, or other religious building.

    • ‘The nave of three bays has on its south side an arcade of the end of the 13th century with pillars of four engaged filleted shafts and a bench-table or seat round the bases.’
    • ‘A convertible model allows bench-table combinations to be converted into two benches with backrests.’