dan

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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Dan \Dan\ (d[a^]n), noun [OE. dan, danz, OF. danz (prop. only nom.), dan, master, fr. L. dominus. See {Dame}.] A title of honor equivalent to master, or sir. [Obs.]

Old Dan Geoffry, in gently spright The pure wellhead of poetry did dwell. --Spenser.

What time Dan Abraham left the Chaldee land. --Thomson.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Dan \Dan\, noun [Etymol. uncertain.] (Mining) A small truck or sledge used in coal mines.


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