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

  • Duncan, Isadora 1878-1927. American dancer whose use of simple costumes and free movement greatly influenced modern dance.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. A male given name; the name of two early saints and of two kings of Scotland.
  • proper n. A surname.
  • proper n. Several places in the U.S.A. and one in Canada.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A half-grown cod.

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

  • n. United States dancer and pioneer of modern dance (1878-1927)


Anglicized from Scottish Gaelic Donnchadh, from donn ("brown") + chadh ("chief, noble") (Wiktionary)



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