banquette

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Etymology

Borrowed from Француски banquette, the diminutive form of banc.

Pronunciation

Noun

banquette (plural banquettes)

  1. (military) A narrow area behind a defensive wall's parapet elevated above its terreplein and used by defenders to shoot at attackers.
  2. A bench built into a wall, especially (military) one built into a wall of a defensive trench, used for sitting and for shooting at attackers.
  3. An upholstered bench, e.g., along a wall of a restaurant or lounge area.
  4. (dated) A bench or similar seat on top of a diligence or other public vehicle.
    • 1899, Julia Ward Howe, Reminiscences
      My brother-in-law [] took refuge in the banquette.
  5. (Louisiana, Texas) A sidewalk.

References


Map-Francophone World.svg Француски

Etymology

From Италијански banchetta, diminutive of banca (bench).

Pronunciation

  • МФА(кључ): /bɑ̃.kɛt/
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Noun

banquette f (plural banquettes)

  1. bench

Derived terms

Descendants

  • Енглески: banquette
  • Руски: банке́т (bankét) (see there for further descendants)
  • Српско-Хрватски: bànkēt, ба̀нке̄т
  • Турски: banket

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