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Sitting in Banco

The judges of the courts of law at Westminster are said to be “sitting in banco” so long as they sit together on the benches of their respective courts- that is, all term time. Banco is the Italian for “bench.”

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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