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Ben·der

(ben'dĕr),
Lauretta, U.S. psychiatrist, 1897-1987. See: Bender gestalt test, Bender Visual Motor Gestalt test.

bender

A popular term for a period of binge abuse of alcohol or drugs.
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114) Jennifer Bendery and John Stanton, "Obama Sends Mixed Messages on Immigration," Roll Call, June 1, 2010.
I thought he'd win like that last time, but he struggled a bit then," said Micky Hammond, who trains the gelding for Bendery Properties.
On 11 April, in fact, the Presidents of Moldova, Vladimir Vorodin, and of Transnistria, Igor Smirnov - who had not met for almost seven years - agreed to a direct encounter in Bendery, a Transnistrian town, after having spoken via telephone.
Other cities are less interesting, but provide visitors a view of brandy manufacturing (in Beltsy) or the old forts from the Russian-Turkish conflict over the region (at Bendery and Tiraspol).