verb (used with object), denned, den·ning.
verb (used without object), denned, den·ning.
- demyelinating disease,
- den bosch,
- den chief,
- den father,
- den haag,
- den helder
Origin of den
Examples from the Web for denning
Yes,” said Mr Denning coldly; “but it was not our work, I suppose.
Well,” said Mr Denning with a faint smile, “suppose I grant that it is.
Mr Denning turned round sharply, but checked himself as he saw that Mr Frewen was coming too.
Miss Denning, it is almost an insult to ask you, but if you could find time to help us a little!
I'll take Denning in hand and brief him on what he may need to know.The Secret of the Ninth Planet|Donald Allen Wollheim
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.