Definition of Banquettes

1. Noun. (plural of banquette) ¹



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Definition of Banquettes

1. banquette [n] - See also: banquette

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Banquettes

banoffee pie
banoffee pies
banoffi
banquet
banquet song
banqueted
banqueter
banqueters
banqueting
banquetings
banquetlike
banquets
banquette
banquetter
banquetters
banquettes (current term)
bans
banshee
banshees
banshies
banstickle
banstickles
bansuri
bant
bantam
bantams
bantamweight
bantamweights
banted

Literary usage of Banquettes

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1. The Improvement of Rivers: A Treatise on the Methods Employed for Improving by Benjamin Franklin Thomas, David Alexander Watt (1913)
"banquettes.—As has been stated, in order to strengthen high levees a terrace ... Levee engineers claim that banquettes should be built at all points where ..."

2. Archeological Explorations in Northeastern Arizona by Alfred Vincent Kidder, Samuel James Guernsey (1919)
"The whole kiva indeed has a patched and mended appearance and was evidently in use for a long time. Several kivas with banquettes and therefore of more ..."

3. The Cabinet History of England, Civil, Military and Ecclesiastical: From the by Charles MacFarlane (1851)
"... and stone walls with banquettes and scarps. Not an opening nor interstice, through which a mountain goat could pass, but was blocked up or guarded. ..."

4. The Floods of the Mississippi River: Including an Account of Their Principal by William Starling (1897)
"Consequently the levees are reinforced by strong banquettes throughout the ... It is, therefore, strengthened in an extraordinary manner by banquettes, ..."

5. The Sanctuary of Demeter and Kore: Topography and Architecture by Nancy Bookidis (1997)
"3.70 m. north south with a white clay floor and continuous banquettes on four sides ... The banquettes differ somewhat from those in all the other buildings ..."

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