(Bank"rupt), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Bankrupted; p. pr. & vb. n. Bankrupting.] To make bankrupt; to
bring financial ruin upon; to impoverish.
(Bank"rupt*cy) n.; pl. Bankruptcies
1. The state of being actually or legally bankrupt.
2. The act or process of becoming a bankrupt.
3. Complete loss; followed by of.
(Bank"side`) n. The slope of a bank, especially of the bank of a steam.
(Bank"-sid`ed) a. (Naut.) Having sides inclining inwards, as a ship; opposed to wall-
(Bank" swal"low) See under 1st Bank, n.
(||Ban"li*eue`) n. [F., fr. LL. bannum leucae, banleuca; bannum jurisdiction + leuca league.]
The territory without the walls, but within the legal limits, of a town or city. Brande & C.
(Ban"ner) n. [OE. banere, OF. baniere, F. bannière, bandière, fr. LL. baniera, banderia, fr.
bandum banner, fr. OHG. bant band, strip of cloth; cf. bindan to bind, Goth. bandwa, bandwo, a
sign. See Band, n.]
1. A kind of flag attached to a spear or pike by a crosspiece, and used by a chief as his standard in
Hang out our banners on the outward walls.
2. A large piece of silk or other cloth, with a device or motto, extended on a crosspiece, and borne in a
procession, or suspended in some conspicuous place.
3. Any flag or standard; as, the star-spangled banner.