Dan (?), n. [OE. dan, danz, OF. danz (prop. only nom.), dan, master, fr. L. dominus. See Dame.]

A title of honor equivalent to master, or sir.


Old Dan Geoffry, in gently spright The pure wellhead of poetry did dwell. Spenser.

What time Dan Abraham left the Chaldee land. Thomson.


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Dan, n. [Etymol. uncertain.] Mining

A small truck or sledge used in coal mines.


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