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Banquette

 

an embankment (step) along the inside slope of a high parapet; designed for the stationing of riflemen firing over the parapet. In the Soviet Army the term “banquette” has been replaced by the term strelkovaia stupen’ (shooting step).

banquette

1. A long, upholstered seat built in against a wall.
2. A raised, narrow walk along a roadway.
3. A term once used in some parts of the American South for a sidewalk.
4. Same as barbette.
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With the vision to become India's largest and most trusted payment solutions company, we are working to open more than 10,000 such digital and branded BANKIT stores across the country," said Director and COO Amit Nigam.
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She is survived by her daughter, Sharon Mallozzi and her husband Peter of Leicester; a son, John Morawski and wife Laurie of Palmdale, California; six grandchildren, Jillian, Jaclyn, Heather, Jesse, Michael and John; two great grandchildren, Anthony and Cali; three sisters, Theresa Bagdis, Dolores Matczak, and Beverly Bankit all of Worcester; an aunt Genevieve Janiszewski of Worcester; many nephews, nieces and friends.
Bankit all of Worcester; 13 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren, 11 great great-grandchildren and nephews and nieces.
Gregory Bankit Jr., 23, of 14 Warner Ave., Worcester, charged with driving an uninsured vehicle, dismissed, $200 costs; driving with a suspended registration, dismissed, $100 costs; and speeding, found not responsible.
Gregory Bankit Jr., 23, of 14 Warner Ave., Worcester, charged with driving with a suspended registration, driving an uninsured vehicle, and speeding, continued to Sept.
Gregory Bankit, 23, of 14 Warner Ave., Worcester, charged with assault and battery, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon (blunt object), home invasion, and threatening to commit a crime (to murder), continued to May 30 on $1,000 cash bail or $10,000 with surety.