What Is A “Ban”?The word ban gets bandied about a lot these days, from vegan brides wanting to ban meat-eaters from their weddings to plastic straws getting banned from coffee drinks. But where did it come from and what does it mean now?
Origin of public sale
First recorded in 1670–80
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