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Dun Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    dun adj : of a dull grayish brown to brownish gray color; "the dun and dreary prairie" n
  1. horse of a dull brownish gray color
  2. a color varying around light grayish brown; "she wore a dun raincoat" [syn: grayish brown, greyish brown, fawn] v
  3. treat cruelly; "The children tormented the stuttering teacher" [syn: torment, rag, bedevil, crucify, frustrate]
  4. persistently ask for overdue payment; "The grocer dunned his customers every day by telephone"
  5. cure by salting; "dun codfish"
  6. make a dun color [also: dunning, dunned, dunnest, dunner]
Dun Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Dun \Dun\, a. [AS. dunn. of Celtic origin; cf. W. dwn, Ir. & Gael. donn.] Of a dark color; of a color partaking of a brown and black; of a dull brown color; swarthy. Summer's dun cloud comes thundering up. -- Pierpont. Chill and dun Falls on the moor the brief November day. --Keble. Dun crow (Zo["o]l.), the hooded crow; -- so called from its color; -- also called hoody, and hoddy. Dun diver (Zo["o]l.), the goosander or merganser.
Dun Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    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.

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  • Dun: Dun (from the Brythonic Din (modern Welsh Dinas) and Gaelic Dún, meaning fort) is now used both as a generic term for a fort (mainly ...
  • Michel Félix Dunal: q Dunal%2C+Michel+F%C3%A9lix+&qt notfound_page&search Search on WorldCat. References : NAME Dunal, Michel Felix | ALTERNATIVE NAMES | SHORT ...
  • Dun (disambiguation): Dun may refer to: Dun, a brownish grey colour. Dun, to make a demand for payment. Dun , a type of fort. Dun gene , producing a brownish-gray ...
  • Dun gene: The dun gene is a dilution gene that affects both red and black pigments in the coat color of a horse . The dun gene has the ability to ...
  • Tan Dun: Tan Dun. (t 譚盾 | s 谭盾 | p Tán Dùn, tʰǎn tu̯ə̂n (born 1957, Si Mao, Hunan ) is an Academy Award winning Chinese contemporary classical ...
  • House of Dun: House of Dun, together with the adjacent Montrose Basin nature reserve , is a National Trust for Scotland property in Angus , Scotland . ...
  • River Dun (River Kennet): The River Dun is a river flowing through the counties of Wiltshire and Berkshire in England . It rises near Great Bedwyn , Wiltshire and ...

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