verb (used with object), denned, den·ning.
verb (used without object), denned, den·ning.
Origin of den
Examples from the Web for denning
Historical Examples of denning
But Denning shouldn't have asked the stranger into the reception-room.The Music Master
Miss Denning smiled in his face, while I felt as if I wished he would be as fatherly with me.
You were close to us this morning when Mr Denning spoke to me.
And it seems to be doing Mr Denning and his sister ever so much good.
You can take them back,” said Mr Denning, shortly, “I shall not fish to-day.
verb dens, denning or denned
Word Origin for den
Old English denn "wild animal's lair," from Proto-Germanic *danjan (cf. Middle Low German denne "lowland, wooded vale, den," Old English denu "valley," Old Frisian dene "down," Old High German tenni, German tenne "threshing floor," from PIE *dan- "low ground"). Sense of "small room" is 1771, originally colloquial.