Bank – ‘Shelf’

Bank – An institution where one can place and borrow money.

The word ‘Bank’ can be dated back to the 15th century when it referred to a table used for dealing with money, it has its origins in the Proto-Germanic word ‘bankiz’ which meant ‘shelf’.

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