Definition of Dun. Meaning of Dun. Synonyms of Dun

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Definition of Dun

Dun
Dun Dun, v. t. To cure, as codfish, in a particular manner, by laying them, after salting, in a pile in a dark place, covered with salt grass or some like substance.
Dun
Dun Dun, n. [See Dune.] A mound or small hill.
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Dun Dun, v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. Dunned; p. pr. & vb. n. Dunning.] [AS. dyne noise, dynian to make a noise, or fr. Icel. dynr, duna, noise, thunder, duna to thunder; the same word as E. din. ???. See Din.] To ask or beset, as a debtor, for payment; to urge importunately. Hath she sent so soon to dun? --Swift.
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Dun Dun, n. 1. One who duns; a dunner. To be pulled by the sleeve by some rascally dun. --Arbuthnot. 2. An urgent request or demand of payment; as, he sent his debtor a dun.
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Dune Dune, n. [The same word as down: cf. D. duin. See Down a bank of sand.] A low hill of drifting sand usually formed on the coats, but often carried far inland by the prevailing winds. [Written also dun.] Three great rivers, the Rhine, the Meuse, and the Scheldt, had deposited their slime for ages among the dunes or sand banks heaved up by the ocean around their mouths. --Motley.

Meaning of Dun from wikipedia

- A dun is an ancient or medieval fort. In Ireland and Britain it is mainly a kind of hillfort and also a kind of Atlantic roundhouse. The term comes from...
- A dun is an ancient or medieval fort. Dun or DUN may also refer to: Dun, Angus, a civil parish in Scotland Dun, Ariège, a commune in southern France Dun...
- Joshua William Dun (born June 18, 1988) is an American musician. He is best known as half of the American musical duo Twenty One Pilots, alongside Tyler...
- The Dun & Bradstreet Corporation is an American company that provides commercial data, analytics, and insights for businesses. Headquartered in Jacksonville...
- Duns may refer to: Duns, Scottish Borders, a town in Berwickshire, Scotland Duns railway station Duns F.C., a football club Duns RFC, a rugby football...
- The dun gene is a dilution gene that affects both red and black pigments in the coat color of a horse. The dun gene lightens most of the body while leaving...
- Dùn is an island in St Kilda, Scotland. It is nearly 1 mile (1.6 kilometres) long. Its name simply means "fort" in Scottish Gaelic (for more information...
- Dún Aonghasa (Unofficial anglicised version Dun Aengus) is the best-known of several prehistoric hill forts on the Aran Islands of County Galway, Republic...
- Dún Laoghaire (/dʌn ˈlɪəri/ dun LEER-ee, Irish: [ˌd̪ˠuːn̪ˠ ˈl̪ˠeːɾʲə, - ˈl̪ˠiːɾʲə]) is a suburban coastal town in the traditional county of Dublin in...
- Dunning may refer to: Dunning, Chicago, Illinois, United States Dunning, Nebraska, United States Dunning, Pennsylvania, United States, see List of places...