The fanes symbolize the funeral pyre, for whoever enters the nether world must scorn the fear of death.
Have not all religions been glad to give their fanes the glory and majesty of great trees?
But the fanes and museums of these rock-gods are guarded against the too easy profanation of human curiosity.
He is very like his mother's family, except that the fanes are not so ugly.
Towers of battle, domes of prayer, fanes of worship, and then—the kneeling women!
"Oh, the fanes—the Ruthv—" He stammered himself into silence.
References to religion and religious ceremonies and fanes are of the slightest kind.
Illusion is for life's golden prime, its fanes and pavilions may be reared but by the magic wand of Youth.
In the year 426, during the reign of Theodosius the Younger, there was a great destruction of the temples and fanes.
The Scandinavian name for women endowed with the gift of prophecy was fanae, fanes.
"weathercock," late 14c., from Old English fana "flag, banner," from Proto-Germanic *fanon (cf. Old Frisian fana, Gothic fana "piece of cloth," Old High German fano, German Fahne "flag, standard"); possibly cognate with Latin pannus "piece of cloth" (see pane).