What does the word banking mean?

Usage examples for banking

  1. " A banking- house is his proper sphere- he will rise to greatness with a fair chance. – Mattie:--A Stray (Vol 3 of 3) by Frederick William Robinson
  2. It is not less unquestionable that the consequence of this Banking system, as conducted in Scotland, has been attended with the greatest advantage to the country. – Political Pamphlets by George Saintsbury
  3. They set about clearing their banking ground about a half mile below the first dam; and during the six weeks before snow- fall cut three short roads of half a mile each. – The Blazed Trail by Stewart Edward White