banc

[ bangk ]
/ bæŋk /
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noun Law.

the seat on which judges sit in court.
in banc, with all the judges of a court present; as a full court: a hearing in banc.

Nearby words

  1. banausic,
  2. banbridge,
  3. banbury,
  4. banbury cake,
  5. banbury tart,
  6. bancassurance,
  7. bancassurer,
  8. banco,
  9. bancroft,
  10. bancroft prize

Origin of banc

1250–1300; Middle English < Old French < Germanic: bench

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British Dictionary definitions for banc

banc

/ (bæŋk) /

noun

in banc law sitting as a full court

Word Origin for banc

C18: from Anglo-French: bench

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