(bk"r), n.[See the nouns Bank and the verbs derived from them.] 1. 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.
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2. A money changer. [Obs.]
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3. The dealer, or one who keeps the bank in a gambling house.
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4. A vessel employed in the cod fishery on the banks of Newfoundland. Crabb. J. Q. Adams.
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5. A ditcher; a drain digger. [Prov. Eng.]
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6. The stone bench on which masons cut or square their work. Weale.
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