Bants



to lose weight by practicing Bantingism.
Historical Examples

In the final death ceremony (bojja), the Bilimaggas closely follow the bants, except as regards the funeral car.
Castes and Tribes of Southern India Edgar Thurston

In their marriage ceremonies, they closely imitate the bants.
Castes and Tribes of Southern India Edgar Thurston

On one occasion, a dispute arose between two bants in connection with the question of precedence.
Castes and Tribes of Southern India Edgar Thurston

Their social position is said to be somewhat inferior to that of the bants.
Castes and Tribes of Southern India Edgar Thurston

Further details in connection with bhūtha worship will be found in the articles on bants, Nalkes, and Paravas.
Castes and Tribes of Southern India Edgar Thurston

The headman among the bants is generally called Guttinayya, meaning person of the guttu or site.
Castes and Tribes of Southern India Edgar Thurston

The Billavas, like the bants, have a number of exogamous septs (balis) running in the female line.
Castes and Tribes of Southern India Edgar Thurston

It is performed once in ten, fifteen, or twenty years by well-to-do Billavas or bants.
Castes and Tribes of Southern India Edgar Thurston

The caste has numerous balis (septs), which are evidently borrowed from the bants and Billavas.
Castes and Tribes of Southern India Edgar Thurston

The Kudiyas who have settled on the plains have adopted the ceremonial observances of the bants and other castes.
Castes and Tribes of Southern India Edgar Thurston

noun (Lancashire, dialect)
string
strength or springiness of material

Tagged:

Read Also:

  • Bantu beer

    noun (South African) a malted drink made from partly fermented and germinated millet

  • Bantustan

    homeland (def 3). noun (formerly, in South Africa) an area reserved for occupation by a Black African people, with limited self-government; abolished in 1993 Official name homeland



  • Banville

    Théodore Faullain de [tey-aw-dawr foh-lan duh] /teɪ ɔˈdɔr foʊˈlɛ̃ də/ (Show IPA), 1823–91, French poet and dramatist. Contemporary Examples And the best of luck to Mr. Banville and my old friend Marlowe. Leave John Banville Alone! Why Chandler’s Marlowe Should Live On Ace Atkins September 5, 2012 Banville is the heir to Proust, via Nabokov, […]

  • Banyalla

    Victorian box.



Disclaimer: Bants definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.