Definition of bankshall in English:

bankshall

noun

South Asian
historical
  • A warehouse, especially at a port.

Origin

Early 17th century (in an earlier sense). From Hindi bhaṇḍsāl, bhansāl storehouse, in α and some forms perhaps with remodelling of the first element after bank or its Romance equivalents, and in some forms probably with remodelling of the second element after hall.

Pronunciation

bankshall

/ˈbaŋksˌhɔːl/