Usage examples for bans

  1. At 9. 30 A. M. we commenced the ascent of the couloir leading from the nameless glacier to a point in the ridge, just to the east of Mont Bans. – The Ascent of the Matterhorn by Edward Whymper
  2. One may doubt whether Heine's charm is not mainly due to the very lawlessness, the very contempt of " subject," the very quips and cranks and caprices that Mr Arnold so sternly bans. – Matthew Arnold by George Saintsbury
  3. If to the bridal bans they came, The house would gather strength and fame. – Stories in Verse by Henry Abbey