Germanic bank - bench. So called because in the Middle Ages they kept their piles of money on a bench.
- One who conducts the business of banking; one who, individually, or as a member of a company, keeps an establishment for the deposit or loan of money, or for traffic in money, bills of exchange, etc.
- A money changer.
- The dealer, or one who keeps the bank in a gambling house.
- A vessel employed in the cod fishery on the banks of Newfoundland.
- A ditcher; a drain digger.
- The stone bench on which a mason cuts or squares his work.
context|rail transport|UK|Australia A railway locomotive temporarily attached to the rear of a train to assist the train to climb an incline. US: A helper engine.
trans-top|one who conducts the business of banking
Albanian: bankier m
Dutch: bankier m
German: Bankier m
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Maltese: bankier m, bankiera
Russian: Ð±Ð°Ð½ÐºÐ¸Ñ (bankÃr) m
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