is the bane of to ruin
- That which destroys life esp poison of a deadly quality
- something causing distress or demise
- whatever destroys life, esp. poison of a deadly quality.
- Destruction; demise.
- Any cause of ruin, or lasting injury; damage; woe.
- an illness in sheep, generally termed the decompose.
- become the bane of; to ruin.
Name Origin: Hawaiian
Name Gender: Male
malefactor. Bract 1. 1, t 8, c. 1. In addition a public denunciation of a malefactor; exactly the same as to what was known as "hutesium," hue and weep. Spelman.
Old English bana "killer, slayer, murderer; the devil," from Proto-Germanic *banon, cognate with *banja- "wound" (cognates: Old Frisian bona "murderer," Old Norse bani, Old High German bana "murder," Old English benn "wound," Gothic banja "stroke, wound"), from PIE root *gwhen- "to strike, kill, wound" (cognates: Avestan banta "ill"). Modern-day feeling of "what causes damage or woe" is from 1570s.
(n.) Whatever kills life, esp. poison of a deadly quality.
- (letter.) Destruction; demise.
- (letter.) Any reason behind harm, or enduring injury; damage; woe.
- (letter.) A disease in sheep, generally called the decompose.
- (v. t.) Is the bane of; to spoil.
I am your faithful slave and to you alone I can confess that my children are the bane of my life.