Bant vs Bane - What's the difference?

bant | bane |


As nouns the difference between bant and bane

is that bant is banter while bane is dwelling, abode, residence, half dilapidated house.

bant

English

Noun

(-)
  • banter
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    bane

    English

    (wikipedia bane)

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) bane, from (etyl) bana, from (etyl) .

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A cause of misery or death; an affliction or curse
  • the bane of my existence
  • * Herbert
  • Money, thou bane of bliss, and source of woe.
  • (dated) Poison, especially any of several poisonous plants
  • (obsolete) A killer, murderer, slayer
  • (obsolete) destruction; death
  • * Milton
  • The cup of deception spiced and tempered to their bane .
  • A disease of sheep; the rot.
  • Antonyms
    * (affliction or curse) boon
    Derived terms
    * baneberry * baneful * boon and bane * wolfsbane

    Verb

    (ban)
  • To kill, especially by poison; to be the poison of.
  • To be the bane of.
  • Etymology 2

    From (etyl) northern dialect ban, from (etyl)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (chiefly, Scotland) A bone
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