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

  • Dunstan, Saint 924-988. English prelate. As bishop of Winchester (957) and archbishop of Canterbury (959-978) he attempted to integrate the Danes and the English as a nation.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. A male given name.
  • proper n. A patronymic surname.


From the name of a 10th century Archbishop of Canterbury, Old English dunn ("dark") + stān ("stone"). (Wiktionary)



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