Banned
Ban Ban, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Banned} (b[a^]nd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Banning}.] [OE. bannen, bannien, to summon, curse, AS. bannan to summon; akin to Dan. bande, forbande, to curse, Sw. banna to revile, bannas to curse. See {Ban} an edict, and cf. {Banish}.] 1. To curse; to invoke evil upon. --Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster]

2. To forbid; to interdict. --Byron. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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