Definition of "ban"
To summon; call out.
To anathematise; pronounce an ecclesiastical curse upon; place under a ban.
To curse; execrate.
To prohibit; interdict; proscribe; forbid or block from participation.
To curse; utter curses or maledictions.
A public proclamation or edict; a summons by public proclamation. Chiefly, in early use, a summons to arms.