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 for Banquette
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Banquette \Ban*quette"\, n.
     A bench or seat for passengers on the top of a diligence or
     other public vehicle.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           My brother-in-law . . . took refuge in the banquette.
                                                    --Mrs. Howe.
     [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Banquette \Ban*quette"\, n. [F. See Banquet, n.]
     1. (Fort.) A raised way or foot bank, running along the
        inside of a parapet, on which musketeers stand to fire
        upon the enemy.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. (Arch.) A narrow window seat; a raised shelf at the back
        or the top of a buffet or dresser.
        [1913 Webster] Banshee

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  banquette
      n 1: an upholstered bench

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