Banquette

In fortification, a banquette is a small foot path or elevated step along the inside of a rampart or parapet, by which the musketeers get up to view the counterscarp, or to fire on the enemies in the moat. These are generally a foot and a half (approximately half a metre) high, and almost three feet (approximately 90 cm) wide. A banquette may also...
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Banquette

• (n.) A raised way or foot bank, running along the inside of a parapet, on which musketeers stand to fire upon the enemy. • (n.) A narrow window seat; a raised shelf at the back or the top of a buffet or dresser. • (n.) A bench or seat for passengers on the top of a diligence or other public vehicle.Banquette: words in the definitio...
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banquette

noun an upholstered bench
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Banquette

Ban·quette' (băn*kĕt') noun [ French See Banquet , noun ] 1. (Fort.) A raised way or foot bank, running along the inside of a parapet, on which musketeers stand to fire upon the enemy. 2. (Architecture) A narrow window seat; a ra...
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Banquette

Ban·quette' noun A bench or seat for passengers on the top of a diligence or other public vehicle. « My brother-in-law . . . took refuge in the banquette Mrs. Howe.
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Banquette

A long benchlike seat, often upholstered, and generally built into a wall.
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Banquette

A parapet's firing step.
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Banquette

Firing step behind a parapet
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Banquette

In architecture a banquette is a narrow window seat or a raised shelf at the back or the top of a buffet or dresser.
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Banquette

In fortification, a banquette is a small bank at the foot of a parapet, from which the defenders can safely fire over the parapet. The height of the parapet above the banquette was usually about 1.3 meters; the breadth of the banquette about one or two metres according to the number of ranks to occupy it. Banquettes were frequently made double, tha...
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banquette

raised way or footway above a parapet
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banquette

[n] - an upholstered bench
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