noun Martial Arts.
- damson cheese,
- dan buoy,
- dan river,
- dana, charles anderson
Origin of dan
Origin of Dan2
Examples from the Web for dan
Its first sale was a Dan Colen work, which sold for “something like $120,000 or $150,000.”William, Kate, and Jay Z’s Favorite Art Star: Alexander Gilkes' World of Rock Stars and Royalty|Tim Teeman|December 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The real power lies in a handful of men like Dan Loeb, who personally put up a million dollars to take over the Senate.Hunger Games Comes to New York State’s Public Schools|Zephyr Teachout|November 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In his first term, Dan Malloy enacted a hugely ambitious progressive agenda.Connecticut Governor Dan Malloy to Democrats: Grow a Pair|David Freedlander|November 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But perhaps a better name for this crowd would be “the Dan Malloy wing of the Democratic Party.”Dan Malloy Is Progressives’ Dream Governor. So Why Isn’t He Winning?|David Freedlander|October 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When Dan Honig was getting ready to slaughter a steer for the first time, he expected to feel devastated.
It was ten o'clock before Dan began to get better; but from that time he improved rapidly.The Story Girl|Lucy Maud Montgomery
Didn' he hol' back de lions wen dey wuz er rampin' an' er tearin' roun' atter Dan'l in de den?Diddie, Dumps & Tot|Louise-Clarke Pyrnelle
Bud Hyslop and a stranger were talking together a little apart from Dan.Gypsies of the Air|Bess Moyer
He went on, still grunting, while Dan rose to his feet and slung his blanket from his shoulder.The Battle Ground|Ellen Glasgow
If they cant turn over submarines to us, I hardly care what they are, muttered Dan Dalzell to himself.Dave Darrin and the German Submarines|H. Irving Hancock
Word Origin for dan
noun martial arts
Word Origin for dan
noun Old Testament
- the fourth son of Jacob (Genesis 30:1–6)
- the tribe descended from him
title of address to members of religious orders, c.1300, from Old French dan (Modern French dom), from Latin dominus "lord" (source of Portuguese don, Spanish don, Italian donno; see don (n.)).
familiar form of masc. proper name Daniel.
name of one of the 12 tribes of ancient Israel or its territory, named for its founder; literally "he who judges," related to Hebrew din "to judge." In the Old Testament, it occupied the northernmost part of Israel, hence its use proverbially for "utmost extremity," e.g. in from Dan to Beersheba (the southernmost region), 1738.