dun definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To importune (a debtor) for payment: a dunning letter.
    • To heal, as codfish, in a particular fashion, by laying them, after salting, in a pile in a dark destination, covered with salt lawn or some like material.
    • To importune (a debtor) for payment: a dunning page.
    • To cure, as codfish, in a particular fashion, by laying all of them, after salting, in a pile in a dark location, covered with salt lawn or some like material.
  • noun:
    • One that duns.
    • An importunate need for repayment.
    • An almost natural brownish grey to dull grayish-brown.
    • A fishing fly having this shade.
    • A horse for this color.
    • A brownish gray colour.
    • A collector of debts.
    • A valley inside Himalayan foothills, e.g. Dehra Dun.
    • A newly hatched, immature mayfly.
    • A mound or tiny slope.
    • One who duns; a dunner.
    • An urgent request or demand of repayment.
    • A familiar title for a classic horse or jade: made use of as a quasi-proper name (love dobbin).
    • One who duns; an importunate creditor, or a realtor employed to gather debts.
    • a need the payment of a debt, specially a written one; a dunning-letter: as, to send one's debtor a dun.
    • A hill; a mound; a fortified eminence.
    • A dun-colored normal or synthetic fly utilized in angling: because, the pale-olive dun, made with a body of locks from polar bear; goose-dun, with a body of grey goose-pinion; blue dun, with a body of pale mole-fur.
    • horse of a dull brown grey shade
    • a color or pigment different around a light grey-brown color
    • the one that duns.
    • An importunate demand for payment.
    • An almost natural brownish gray to lifeless grayish brown.
    • A fishing fly having this color.
    • A horse of the shade.
    • A brownish gray color.
    • A collector of debts.
    • A valley inside Himalayan foothills, e.g. Dehra Dun.
    • A newly hatched, immature mayfly.
    • A mound or tiny hill.
    • one that duns; a dunner.
    • An urgent demand or demand of repayment.
    • A familiar name for a vintage horse or jade: used as a quasi-proper name (like dobbin).
    • One who duns; an importunate creditor, or a representative utilized to collect debts.
    • A demand for the repayment of a debt, particularly a written one; a dunning-letter: since, to send one's debtor a dun.
    • A hill; a mound; a fortified eminence.
    • A dun-colored natural or artificial fly used in angling: as, the pale-olive dun, made out of a body of tresses from the polar bear; goose-dun, with a body of gray goose-pinion; blue dun, with a body of pale mole-fur.
    • horse of a dull brownish grey shade
    • a color or pigment varying around a light grey-brown color
  • adjective:
    • Of a brownish grey color.
    • Of a dark shade; of a color partaking of a brown and black; of a dull brown color; swarthy.
    • of a dull greyish brown to brownish grey color
    • Of a brownish gray colour.
    • Of a dark color; of a color partaking of a brown and black; of a dull brown shade; swarthy.
    • of a dull greyish brown to brown grey color
  • verb:
    • to inquire of or beset a debtor for repayment.
    • To harass by continually repeating e.g. a request.
    • Eye dialect spelling of done: quick past tight and previous participle of do.
    • to inquire about or beset (e.g., a debtor), for payment; to encourage importunately.
    • address cruelly
    • remedy by salting
    • make a dun shade
    • persistently ask for overdue repayment
    • to inquire of or beset a debtor for repayment.
    • To harass by constantly saying e.g. a request.
    • Eye dialect spelling of done: simple past tight and previous participle of do.
    • To ask or beset (e.g., a debtor), for payment; to urge importunately.
    • address cruelly
    • cure by salting
    • make a dun shade
    • persistently ask for overdue payment
  • phrase:
    • Eye dialect spelling of cannot.
    • Eye dialect spelling of cannot.
  • others:
    • Of a color partaking of brown and black; of a dull-brown shade; swarthy.
    • black; gloomy.
    • To make of a dun or dull-brown color.
    • specially To cure, as cod, in such a manner regarding provide a dun or brown color. See dunfish.
    • In order to become of a dun color.
    • To make a loud noise; din.
    • To need repayment of a debt from; press or urge for repayment or even for fulfilment of an obligation of any kind.
    • Of a color partaking of brown and black colored; of a dull-brown shade; swarthy.
    • Dark; gloomy.
    • to help make of a dun or dull-brown shade.
    • specifically To cure, as cod, such a way as to share a dun or brown color. See dunfish.
    • To become of a dun color.
    • to produce a loud sound; din.
    • To need payment of a debt from; press or desire for repayment and for fulfilment of an obligation of any kind.

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