banns

Part of speech: participle

of Ban

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Usage examples "banns":

  1. But to be married by banns is considered the most orthodox as well as the most economical way of proceeding. - "Manners and Social Usages", Mrs. John M. E. W. Sherwood.
  2. Tummas, like a wise man, hit while the iron was hot, and pressed for the publication of the banns. - "Greene Ferne Farm", Richard Jefferies.
  3. I tremble when I remember that their banns of marriage are already published! - "Cousin Betty", Honore de Balzac.