American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The letter d.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To die.
- n. A dairymaid. See dey.
- v. Northumbrian To do.
- n. The name of the Latin script letter D/d.
- n. Something shaped like the letter D, such as a dee lock.
- n. colloquial Police detective.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Physics) an electrode with a large interior cavity, shaped like the letter "D", used in opposed pairs to accelerate particles in a cyclotron.
“This year the New York Asian Film Festival says ³fiddle dee dee² to the economic apocalypse and we¹re singing in the rain of fire and brimstone that heralds the end of the world.”
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“HON-ers tew your pardners -- _tee teedle deedle dee dee dee dee_!”
“We have one really special place," they say, promising to show him later what they call a "dee no soo.”
““Exremism in dee fence auf offentide Bibliothik ist nicht sehr gut.””
“I hate that the kid sees his picture and I have to explain that Dit-dee is coming home, but Later, and for now we have to Wait.”
“Twiddle-dee is dumb twaddle-dee is sound when the muse is glum so twaddle till you're numb and the muse will come.”
“She pointed at Bosch while drawing out the word dee-fend-ant.”
“He would take one of us chillun en lay he wet hand on dey head en say, 'I baptize dee in de name of, etc.”
“Miz Priscilla coulda call dee po-lice or somethin-.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘dee’.
See also The Phonetic alphabet by oroboros.
All of which are mentioned in O'Brian's Aubrey/Maturin novels, someplace or other. Most are British navy ships, some are French navy, and others aren't either one.
See also the list Sh...
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