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In bank

Banc \Banc\, ||Bancus \Ban"cus\, Bank \Bank\, n. [OF. banc, LL. bancus. See Bank, n.] A bench; a high seat, or seat of distinction or judgment; a tribunal or court.

In banc, In banco (the ablative of bancus), In bank, in full court, or with full judicial authority; as, sittings in banc (distinguished from sittings at nisi prius). [1913 Webster] ||

Usage examples of "in bank".

There were about two dozen of these, mounted in pairs and the pairs set either on their own or in banks, according to their functions.