Origin: Fr char-à-banc, lit., car with bench
See charabanc in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: From French char à bancs
Origin: : char, coach, carriage (from Old French, cart; see chariot)
Origin: + à, with (from Latin ad, toward; see ad-)
Origin: + bancs, benches
Origin: , pl. of banc (from Old French; see bank3).
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