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How to use bant in a sentence

In some of these old settlements there are houses where the door is still opened from without by a "sneck-bant," or "finger-hole."
LANCASHIRE SKETCHESEDWIN WAUGH
Every rich Bant keeps his kambla field consecrated to buffalo-racing, and his pair of racing buffaloes, costing from Rs.
CASTES AND TRIBES OF SOUTHERN INDIAEDGAR THURSTON
Fines inflicted by the Bant caste council are, I am informed, spent in the celebration of a temple festival.
CASTES AND TRIBES OF SOUTHERN INDIAEDGAR THURSTON
The foregoing account shows that the Bant marriage is a good deal more than concubinage.
CASTES AND TRIBES OF SOUTHERN INDIAEDGAR THURSTON
A nice verb, to bant, though not approved of by the dictionary, which scornfully terms it “humorous and colloquial”.
PENGUIN PERSONS & PEPPERMINTSWALTER PRICHARD EATON
Banting, bant′ing, n. a system of diet for reducing superfluous fat.
CHAMBERS'S TWENTIETH CENTURY DICTIONARY (PART 1 OF 4: A-D)VARIOUS
Corybant, kor′i-bant, n. a priest of Cybele, whose rites were accompanied with noisy music and wild dances:—Eng.
CHAMBERS'S TWENTIETH CENTURY DICTIONARY (PART 1 OF 4: A-D)VARIOUS
Mr. Blythe is the present international bant-weight champion.
ONE THIRD OFFIRVIN S. COBB
And I can stand it,' says I, 'I'd rather batten than bant any day.'
THE GENTLE GRAFTERO. HENRY

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