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du

[doo, dyoo; French dy] /du, dyu; French dü/
1.
(in names of French derivation) a contraction of de and the article le:
Joachim du Bellay.

Du.

1.
Duke.
2.
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  • The king is at the tent of the brave du Guesclin, where he will sup to night.

    The White Company Arthur Conan Doyle
  • Men cannot slip out of du--out of quarrels as they may out of coats.

    In the Valley Harold Frederic
  • But du Dsi Tschun was ashamed and did not want to accept his help.

  • But du Dsi Tschun remained unmoved, so the giant went off raging.

  • But du Dsi Tschun remained motionless and paid no attention to it.

British Dictionary definitions for du

DU

abbreviation
1.
depleted uranium

Du.

abbreviation
1.
Duke
2.
Dutch
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