banquette

3 ENTRIES FOUND:

ban·quette

noun \baŋ-ˈket, ban-, 1b is also ˈbaŋ-kət\

Definition of BANQUETTE

1
a :  a raised way along the inside of a parapet or trench for gunners or guns
b Southern :  sidewalk
2
a :  a long upholstered bench
b :  a sofa having one roll-over arm
c :  a built-in usually upholstered bench along a wall

Origin of BANQUETTE

French, from Middle French, from Old Occitan banqueta, diminutive of banc bench, of Germanic origin; akin to Old English benc bench
First Known Use: 1629

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