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

  • noun The letter d.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To die.
  • noun A dairymaid. See dey.

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

  • noun (Physics) an electrode with a large interior cavity, shaped like the letter "D", used in opposed pairs to accelerate particles in a cyclotron.

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

  • verb Northumbrian To do.
  • noun The name of the Latin script letter D/d.
  • noun Something shaped like the letter D, such as a dee lock.
  • noun colloquial Police detective.


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  • /dē/


    The second person plural present of do.

    One syllable contraction of ye do.

    Etymology: do + ye (The plural form of thou).

    March 17, 2023