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don1 / dän/ • n. 1. (Don) a Spanish title prefixed to a male forename. ∎  a Spanish gentleman; a Spaniard. ∎ inf. a high-ranking member of the Mafia. 2. a university teacher, esp. a senior member of a college at Oxford or Cambridge. DERIVATIVES: don·ship / ship/ n. don2 • v. (donned , don·ning ) [tr.] put on (an item of clothing): in the locker room the players donned their football jerseys.

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Don (river, England)

Don (dôn), river, c.70 mi (110 km) long, rising in the Pennines, N England. It flows SE through Sheffield, then turns NE and flows past Rotherham and Doncaster to the River Ouse at Goole. Canals and locks enable barges to reach Sheffield.

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don

don 2, Don Sp. title prefixed to a man's Christian name; Sp. gentleman, Spaniard; distinguished or important man; (in English universities) head, fellow, or tutor of a college. XVII. — Sp. :- L. dominus (see DOM).

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don

don a university teacher, especially a senior member of a college at Oxford or Cambridge; originally, a transferred colloquial use of the word as a Spanish title prefixed to a male forename.

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don

don 1 put on. XIV. contr. of do on; DO 1 (in the sense ‘put’) ON adv.

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don

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