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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 bane /ˈben/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 bane /ˈben/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Bane n.
 1. That which destroys life, esp. poison of a deadly quality. [Obs.  except in combination, as in ratsbane, henbane, etc.]
 2. Destruction; death. [Obs.]
    The cup of deception spiced and tempered to their bane.   --Milton.
 3. Any cause of ruin, or lasting injury; harm; woe.
    Money, thou bane of bliss, and source of woe.   --Herbert.
 4. A disease in sheep, commonly termed the rot.
 Syn: -- Poison; ruin; destruction; injury; pest.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Bane, v. t. To be the bane of; to ruin. [Obs.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : something causes misery or death; "the bane of my life"
          [syn: curse, scourge, nemesis]