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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 In the Soviet Army the term “banquette” has been replaced by the term strelkovaia stupen’ (shooting step).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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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.
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