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Banʹnatyne Club

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A literary club which takes its name from George Bannatyne, to whose industry we owe the preservation of very much of the early Scotch poetry. It was instituted in 1823 by Sir Walter Scott, and had for its object the publication of rare works illustrative of Scotch history, poetry, and general literature. The club was dissolved in 1859.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Bane
Bangorian Controversy
Bang-up, or Slap-bang
Banian or Banyan (A)
Banian Dàys [Ban-yan]
Bank
Bank of a River
Bankrupt
Bankside
Banks’s Horse
Bannatyne Club
Banner
Banneret
Bannière
Bannière
Banns of Marriage
Banquet
Banquo
Banshee
Bantam
Banting

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Bannatyne Club