Associations to the word «Bane»

Pictures for the word «Bane»


BANE, noun. A cause of misery or death; an affliction or curse
BANE, noun. (dated) Poison, especially any of several poisonous plants
BANE, noun. (obsolete) A killer, murderer, slayer
BANE, noun. (obsolete) destruction; death
BANE, noun. A disease of sheep; the rot.
BANE, verb. (transitive) To kill, especially by poison; to be the poison of.
BANE, verb. (transitive) To be the bane of.
BANE, noun. (chiefly Scotland) A bone
BANE OF ONE'S EXISTENCE, noun. Something or someone who poses a significant problem to an individual.

Dictionary definition

BANE, noun. Something causing misery or death; "the bane of my life".

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