Banc or bank
BANC or BANK. The first of these is a French word signifying bench,
pronounced improperly bank. 1. The seat of judgment, as banc le roy, the
king's bench banc le common pleas, the bench of common pleas.
2. The meeting of all the judges or such as may form a quorum, as, the court sit in banc. Cowell's Interp.