den

[ den ]
/ dɛn /

noun

verb (used with object), denned, den·ning.

to drive or pursue (an animal) into its den.
to kill (an animal) inside its den.

verb (used without object), denned, den·ning.

to live in or as if in a den.

Origin of den

before 1000; Middle English; Old English denn; compare early Dutch denne floor, cave, den, German Tenne floor

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den

/ (dɛn) /

noun


verb dens, denning or denned

(intr) to live in or as if in a den

Word Origin for den

Old English denn; related to Old High German tenni threshing floor, early Dutch denne low ground, den, cave

British Dictionary definitions for den (2 of 2)

Den.

abbreviation for

Denmark

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