Definition for DAN

DAN, n. [Sp. don. Qu. from dominus, or Ar. دَانَ dauna, to be chief, to judge, Heb. Ch. Syr. and Eth. דין. Class Dn, No. 2, 4.]

A title of honor equivalent to master; used by Shakspeare, Prior, &c., but now obsolete.

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