from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Southern Louisiana & East Texas Variant of banquette.


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  • "Better let Mrs. Fabian bargain -- you know how she got the candle-sticks in exchange for a two-dollar 'bankit' lamp," Eleanor reminded them.

    Polly's Business Venture

  • * Handz PK teh Floofee pillol adn teh bankit frum teh last LOL.

    Sheesh! You fall for this little - Lolcats 'n' Funny Pictures of Cats - I Can Has Cheezburger?

  • Ye wudden't see Martin I, iv beloved mim'ry, runnin 'around like a hired entertainer, wan day doin' th wurruk iv a talkative bricklayer at th 'layin' iv a cornerstone, another day presidin 'over a bankit iv th'

    Mr. Dooley Says

  • Why, 'tis less thin two years since Hogan was comin 'home fr'm th' bankit iv th 'Union iv Usurers with his arms around th' top iv a Jap's head while th 'Jap clutched Hogan affectionately about th' waist an 'they sung' Gawd Save th 'Mickydoo.'

    Mr. Dooley Says

  • "At th 'bankit iv th' Ancyent an 'Hon'rable Chamber iv Commerce in New York," said Mr. Dooley.

    Observations By Mr. Dooley

  • SECOND SKIPPER: "Ay! Although I've been in the habit o 'carryin' my bits of bawbees wi 'me, I went an' bankit them this mornin ', an' I'm no taking ma best oilskins or ma new seaboots."

    Mr. Punch's History of the Great War

  • Through an interactive web site (www. and local face-to-face workshops, the program empowers families to explore twelve key topics, including budgets, goals and strategies for making financial choices that count.

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  • "Th 'prisidint iv th' bankit was me frind Morse K. Cheeseshop a mimber iv an ol 'Yorkshire fam'ly born in th' West Riding iv Long

    Observations By Mr. Dooley

  • I've told Abe, many a time, that I'd throw them out, some day, and get a real nice bankit lamp fer the center table, "returned the hostess.

    Polly's Business Venture


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