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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.
Dun
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.
Dun
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.
dun
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

- from Irish dún or Scottish Gaelic dùn (meaning "fort"), and is cognate with Old Welsh din (whence Welsh dinas "city" comes). In some areas duns were built...
- and percussion. Dun was born in Columbus, Ohio, to Laura Lee Dun (née McCollum), a ho****e social worker, and William Earl "Bill" Dun, a physical therapy...
- A dun is a type of fort, and a dull brown-gray color. Dun or DUN may also refer to: Dun, Angus, a civil parish in Scotland Dun, Ariège, a commune in southern...
- ‹ The template Infobox company is being considered for merging. › The Dun & Bradstreet Corporation is a company that provides commercial data, analytics...
- Dún Aonghasa (anglicized Dun Aengus) is the best-known of several prehistoric hill forts on the Aran Islands of County Galway, Republic of Ireland. It...
- 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...
- The Dun Cow is a common motif in English folklore. "Dun" is a dull shade of brownish grey. The Dun Cow was said to be a savage beast roaming Dunsmore Heath...
- Dennis Dun (born April 19, 1952) is an American actor. Dun is from Stockton, California. He is of Chinese descent. Dun has had prominent roles in several...
- Dún Laoghaire (/dʌn ˈlɪəri/ doon LEER-ee, Irish: [d̪ˠuːn̪ˠ ˈl̪ˠeːɾʲə] or [d̪ˠuːn̪ˠ ˈl̪ˠiːɾʲə]) is a suburban coastal town in the traditional county of...
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