Definition for DUN

DUN, v.t.2 [Sax. dynan, to clamor, to din. See Din. Qu. Gr. δονεω.]

  1. Literally, to clamor for payment of a debt. Hence, to urge for payment; to demand a debt in a pressing manner; to urge for payment with importunity. But in common usage, dun is often used in a milder sense, and signifies to call for, or ask for payment.
  2. To urge importunately, in a general sense, but not an elegant word.

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