Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • In the Bible, a son of Jacob and the forebear of one of the tribes of Israel.
  • n. Archaic Used formerly as a title of honor for respected men, such as clerics and poets.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A title of respect: Sir, Master.
  • proper n. Fifth son of Jacob, by his wife's handmaid Bilhah.
  • proper n. One of the Israelite tribes, descended from Dan.
  • proper n. A male given name of biblical origin.
  • proper n. A nickname for Daniel.
  • proper n. A surname.

Etymologies

Middle English, from Old French, from Medieval Latin Domnus, from Latin dominus, master, lord; see dem- in Indo-European roots.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Hebrew דָּן (Dan) (Wiktionary)
From Old French dan, from Latin dominus. (Wiktionary)

Examples

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  • Wanita cantik melukis kekuatan lewat masalah-masalah, Tersenyum saat tertekan, Tertawa saat hati sedang menangis, Memberkati disaat terhina, Mempesona karena mengampuni, Wanita cantik mengasihi tanpa pamrih, Dan bertambah kuat di dalam doa dan pengharapan.

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  • FORMER U.S. VICE-PRESIDENT DAN QUAYLE TO VISIT S.A. JOHANNESBURG, Aug 6 (Reuter) - Former U.S. vice-president Dan

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  • PROSES PEMBUATAN DODOL WALUH Dikukus Digiling Waluh/Labu Yang sudah tua Dinginkan Panaskan sampai adonan Berminyak dan tidak lengket Jemur Dikupas, dipotong, Dan dicuci Campurkan dan diaduk rata Dicetak Dipotong-potong Dikemas Dodol Waluh

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  • YELLED DAN. "]" Hold back! "yelled Dan, as he saw Ralph sit bewildered in the saddle.

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  • He was wanted for a drug violation in Snohomish County in late December 1974, and he had been working in Renton under the alias Dan Leslie Kile to avoid apprehension.

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  • It all goes back to the stormy night of Nov. 24, 1971, when a man using the name Dan Cooper boarded a plane in Portland, Ore., bound for Seattle.

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  • A man who in 1971, under the name Dan Cooper, bought a plane ticket in Portland, Oregon, for a Seattle-bound flight on Northwest Orient Airlines seized control of the plane by claiming to have a bomb.

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  • He used the name Dan Cooper, believed to be an alias, but a reporter heard it as D. B. Cooper, and that name has stuck.

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