from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of or pertaining to Denmark or the Danes.
  • A kind of coarse needlework used to fill up open spaces in crochet-work, the threads being twisted and plaited together in crosses, wheels, etc.
  • noun The language of the Danes: a Scandinavian dialect, akin to Norwegian, Icelandic, and Swedish.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Belonging to the Danes, or to their language or country.
  • adjective (Zoöl.) one of a large and powerful breed of dogs reared in Denmark; -- called also great Dane. See Illustration in Appendix.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Danish pastry, light sweet yeast-raised roll usually filled with fruit or cheese.

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

  • noun a Scandinavian language that is the official language of Denmark
  • noun light sweet yeast-raised roll usually filled with fruits or cheese
  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of Denmark or the Danes or their language


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