noun Martial Arts.
Origin of dan
Origin of Dan2
Examples from the Web for dan
Contemporary Examples of 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
December 10, 2014
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
November 26, 2014
In his first term, Dan Malloy enacted a hugely ambitious progressive agenda.Connecticut Governor Dan Malloy to Democrats: Grow a Pair
November 19, 2014
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?
October 30, 2014
There was that Twitter rant by Dan Haseltine, lead singer of Jars of Clay, supporting gay marriage.Is the Christian Music Industry Softening on Gays?
Matthew Paul Turner
October 19, 2014
Historical Examples of dan
"Dan's goin' t' kill 'imself 'cause 'is wife's gone," blubbered the other.The Bacillus of Beauty
Dan was the principal sufferer, as, to say the truth, he ought to have been.Ned Myers
James Fenimore Cooper
Gilead abode beyond Jordan, and why did Dan remain in ships?Female Scripture Biographies, Vol. I
Francis Augustus Cox
They were so close to him that Dan could have reached out his hand and touched them.
To tell the truth, Dan, it looked like the Marquis; though I couldn't swear to him.
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.