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ban

ban
(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.
(n.) An ancient title of the warden of the eastern marches of Hungary; now, a title of the viceroy of Croatia and Slavonia.
(v. i.) To curse; to swear.
(v. t.) To curse; to invoke evil upon.
(v. t.) To forbid; to interdict.

can

can
An obs. form of began, imp. & p. p. of Begin, sometimes used in old poetry. [See Gan.]
(n.) A drinking cup; a vessel for holding liquids.
(n.) A vessel or case of tinned iron or of sheet metal, of various forms, but usually cylindrical; as, a can of tomatoes; an oil can; a milk can.
(v. t.) To preserve by putting in sealed cans
(v. t. & i.) To know; to understand.
(v. t. & i.) To be able to do; to have power or influence.
(v. t. & i.) To be able; -- followed by an infinitive without to; as, I can go, but do not wish to.

dan

dan
(n.) A title of honor equivalent to master, or sir.
(n.) A small truck or sledge used in coal mines.

ean

ean
(v. t. & i.) To bring forth, as young; to yean.

fan

fan
(n.) An instrument used for producing artificial currents of air, by the wafting or revolving motion of a broad surface
(n.) An instrument for cooling the person, made of feathers, paper, silk, etc., and often mounted on sticks all turning about the same pivot, so as when opened to radiate from the center and assume the figure of a section of a circle.
(n.) Any revolving vane or vanes used for producing currents of air, in winnowing grain, blowing a fire, ventilation, etc., or for checking rapid motion by the resistance of the air; a fan blower; a fan wheel.
(n.) An instrument for winnowing grain, by moving which the grain is tossed and agitated, and the chaff is separated and blown away.
(n.) Something in the form of a fan when spread, as a peacock's tail, a window, etc.
(n.) A small vane or sail, used to keep the large sails of a smock windmill always in the direction of the wind.
(n.) That which produces effects analogous to those of a fan, as in exciting a flame, etc.; that which inflames, heightens, or strengthens; as, it served as a fan to the flame of his passion.
(n.) A quintain; -- from its form.
(n.) To move as with a fan.
(n.) To cool and refresh, by moving the air with a fan; to blow the air on the face of with a fan.
(n.) To ventilate; to blow on; to affect by air put in motion.
(n.) To winnow; to separate chaff from, and drive it away by a current of air; as, to fan wheat.
(n.) To excite or stir up to activity, as a fan axcites a flame; to stimulate; as, this conduct fanned the excitement of the populace.

gan

gan
(imp. & p. p.) of Gin
(v.) Began; commenced.

han

han
(inf. & plural pres.) To have; have.
(v. t.) To inclose for mowing; to set aside for grass.

jan

jan
(n.) One of intermediate order between angels and men.

kan

kan
(n.) See Khan.
(v. t.) To know; to ken.

lan

lan
A local computer network for communication between computers; especially a network connecting computers and word processors and other electronic office equipment to create a communication system between offices

man

man
(n.) A human being; -- opposed tobeast.
(n.) Especially: An adult male person; a grown-up male person, as distinguished from a woman or a child.
(n.) The human race; mankind.
(n.) The male portion of the human race.
(n.) One possessing in a high degree the distinctive qualities of manhood; one having manly excellence of any kind.
(n.) An adult male servant; also, a vassal; a subject.
(n.) A term of familiar address often implying on the part of the speaker some degree of authority, impatience, or haste; as, Come, man, we 've no time to lose!
(n.) A married man; a husband; -- correlative to wife.
(n.) One, or any one, indefinitely; -- a modified survival of the Saxon use of man, or mon, as an indefinite pronoun.
(n.) One of the piece with which certain games, as chess or draughts, are played.
(v. t.) To supply with men; to furnish with a sufficient force or complement of men, as for management, service, defense, or the like; to guard; as, to man a ship, boat, or fort.
(v. t.) To furnish with strength for action; to prepare for efficiency; to fortify.
(v. t.) To tame, as a hawk.
(v. t.) To furnish with a servants.
(v. t.) To wait on as a manservant.

nan

nan
(inerj.) Anan.

pan

pan
(n.) A part; a portion.
(n.) The distance comprised between the angle of the epaule and the flanked angle.
(n.) A leaf of gold or silver.
(n.) The betel leaf; also, the masticatory made of the betel leaf, etc. See /etel.
(n.) The god of shepherds, guardian of bees, and patron of fishing and hunting. He is usually represented as having the head and trunk of a man, with the legs, horns, and tail of a goat, and as playing on the shepherd's pipe, which he is said to have invented.
(n.) A shallow, open dish or vessel, usually of metal, employed for many domestic uses, as for setting milk for cream, for frying or baking food, etc.; also employed for various uses in manufacturing.
(n.) A closed vessel for boiling or evaporating. See Vacuum pan, under Vacuum.
(n.) The part of a flintlock which holds the priming.
(n.) The skull, considered as a vessel containing the brain; the upper part of the head; the brainpan; the cranium.
(n.) A recess, or bed, for the leaf of a hinge.
(n.) The hard stratum of earth that lies below the soil. See Hard pan, under Hard.
(n.) A natural basin, containing salt or fresh water, or mud.
(v. i.) To yield gold in, or as in, the process of panning; -- usually with out; as, the gravel panned out richly.
(v. i.) To turn out (profitably or unprofitably); to result; to develop; as, the investigation, or the speculation, panned out poorly.
(v. t.) To separate, as gold, from dirt or sand, by washing in a kind of pan.
(v. t. & i.) To join or fit together; to unite.

ran

ran
Imp. of Run.
(imp.) of Run
(n.) Open robbery.
(n.) Yarns coiled on a spun-yarn winch.

tan

tan
(a.) Of the color of tan; yellowish-brown.
(n.) See Picul.
(n.) The bark of the oak, and some other trees, bruised and broken by a mill, for tanning hides; -- so called both before and after it has been used. Called also tan bark.
(n.) A yellowish-brown color, like that of tan.
(n.) A brown color imparted to the skin by exposure to the sun; as, hands covered with tan.
(n.) To convert (the skin of an animal) into leather, as by usual process of steeping it in an infusion of oak or some other bark, whereby it is impregnated with tannin, or tannic acid (which exists in several species of bark), and is thus rendered firm, durable, and in some degree impervious to water.
(n.) To make brown; to imbrown, as by exposure to the rays of the sun; as, to tan the skin.
(v. i.) To get or become tanned.

van

van
(n.) The front of an army; the first line or leading column; also, the front line or foremost division of a fleet, either in sailing or in battle.
(n.) A shovel used in cleansing ore.
(n.) A light wagon, either covered or open, used by tradesmen and others fore the transportation of goods.
(n.) A large covered wagon for moving furniture, etc., also for conveying wild beasts, etc., for exhibition.
(n.) A close railway car for baggage. See the Note under Car, 2.
(n.) A fan or other contrivance, as a sieve, for winnowing grain.
(n.) A wing with which the air is beaten.
(v. t.) To wash or cleanse, as a small portion of ore, on a shovel.
(v. t.) To fan, or to cleanse by fanning; to winnow.

wan

wan
Of Win
(a.) Having a pale or sickly hue; languid of look; pale; pallid.
(imp.) Won.
(n.) The quality of being wan; wanness.
(v. i.) To grow wan; to become pale or sickly in looks.