Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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BANI, n. (See quots.) [′bɑ(:)ni] Sh. 1908  Jak. (1928):
Bani, attack on one's health, a bad cold; bad treatment or usage, a drubbing in a fight, he's gotten his b[ani].
Sh. 1914  Angus Gl.:
Bani, a serious injury; deadly wound.

[O.N. bani, bane; death. Cogn. with Eng. bane.]

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