\bˈankə͡ʊ], \bˈankəʊ], \b_ˈa_n_k_əʊ]\
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A bench or a bank. On the continent, bank money in contrast with the current money of the place Sittings in banco, when all the judges are together on the bench.
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
A word used in commerce to denote the difference in value between bank-money and current money on the Continent; a bench: sittings in banco, so called when all the judges of a court are present.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
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