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n. A public proclamation or edict; a public order or notice, mandatory or prohibitory; a summons by public proclamation.
n. A calling together of the king's (esp. the French king's) vassals for military service; also, the body of vassals thus assembled or summoned. In present usage, in France and Prussia, the most effective part of the population liable to military duty and not in the standing army.
n. Notice of a proposed marriage, proclaimed in church. See Banns (the common spelling in this sense).
n. An interdiction, prohibition, or proscription.
n. A curse or anathema.
n. A pecuniary mulct or penalty laid upon a delinquent for offending against a ban; as, a mulct paid to a bishop by one guilty of sacrilege or other crimes.
v. t. To curse; to invoke evil upon.
v. t. To forbid; to interdict.
v. i. To curse; to swear.
n. An ancient title of the warden of the eastern marches of Hungary; now, a title of the viceroy of Croatia and Slavonia.
v. t. A fillet, strap, or any narrow ligament with which a thing is encircled, or fastened, or by which a number of things are tied, bound together, or confined; a fetter.
v. t. A continuous tablet, stripe, or series of ornaments, as of carved foliage, of color, or of brickwork, etc.
v. t. In Gothic architecture, the molding, or suite of moldings, which encircles the pillars and small shafts.
v. t. That which serves as the means of union or connection between persons; a tie.
v. t. A linen collar or ruff worn in the 16th and 17th centuries.
v. t. Two strips of linen hanging from the neck in front as part of a clerical, legal, or academic dress.
v. t. A narrow strip of cloth or other material on any article of dress, to bind, strengthen, ornament, or complete it.
v. t. A company of persons united in any common design, especially a body of armed men.
v. t. A number of musicians who play together upon portable musical instruments, especially those making a loud sound, as certain wind instruments (trumpets, clarinets, etc.), and drums, or cymbals.
v. t. A space between elevated lines or ribs, as of the fruits of umbelliferous plants.
v. t. A stripe, streak, or other mark transverse to the axis of the body.
v. t. A belt or strap.
v. t. A bond
v. t. Pledge; security.
v. t. To bind or tie with a band.
v. t. To mark with a band.
v. t. To unite in a troop, company, or confederacy.
v. i. To confederate for some common purpose; to unite; to conspire together.
v. t. To bandy; to drive away.
imp. of Bind.

Crossword clues for band

- Order forbidding something
- Restriction
- Music group
- Musical group
- Ring


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