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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • Anglo-Saxon prelate. As bishop of Worcester (957) and archbishop of Canterbury (960–978) he attempted to integrate the Danes and the English as a nation.

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

Etymologies

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

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