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

  • Donne, John 1572-1631. English metaphysical poet and divine who served as chaplain to James I and as dean of Saint Paul's Cathedral (after 1621). His works include Divine Poems (1607).

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • A Middle English form of dun.
  • A false spelling of don.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. English clergyman and metaphysical poet celebrated as a preacher (1572-1631)


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