Fines inflicted by the bant caste council are, I am informed, spent in the celebration of a temple festival.
And I can stand it,' says I, 'I'd rather batten than bant any day.'
The foregoing account shows that the bant marriage is a good deal more than concubinage.
banting, bant′ing, n. a system of diet for reducing superfluous fat.
Every rich bant keeps his kambla field consecrated to buffalo-racing, and his pair of racing buffaloes, costing from Rs.
A nice verb, to bant, though not approved of by the dictionary, which scornfully terms it “humorous and colloquial”.