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  • 1 dun — dun1 /dun/, v., dunned, dunning, n. v.t. 1. to make repeated and insistent demands upon, esp. for the payment of a debt. n. 2. a person, esp. a creditor, who duns another. 3. a demand for payment, esp. a written one. [1620 30; orig. obscure] dun2 …

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  • 2 dun — I [[t]dʌn[/t]] v. dunned, dun•ning, n. 1) bus to make repeated demands upon, esp. for the payment of a debt 2) a person, esp. a creditor, who duns another 3) bus a demand for payment, esp. a written one • Etymology: 1620–30; orig. obscure II dun… …

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  • 3 dun-colored — adjective having a dun color • Syn: ↑dun coloured • Similar to: ↑colored, ↑coloured, ↑colorful …

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  • 4 dun-coloured — adjective having a dun color • Syn: ↑dun colored • Similar to: ↑colored, ↑coloured, ↑colorful …

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  • 5 Dun — Dun, a. [AS. dunn, of Celtic origin; cf. W. dwn, Ir. & Gael. donn.] Of a dark color; of a color partaking of a brown and black; of a dull brown color; swarthy. [1913 Webster] Summer s dun cloud comes thundering up. Pierpont. [1913 Webster] Chill… …

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  • 6 Dun crow — Dun Dun, a. [AS. dunn, of Celtic origin; cf. W. dwn, Ir. & Gael. donn.] Of a dark color; of a color partaking of a brown and black; of a dull brown color; swarthy. [1913 Webster] Summer s dun cloud comes thundering up. Pierpont. [1913 Webster]… …

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  • 7 Dun diver — Dun Dun, a. [AS. dunn, of Celtic origin; cf. W. dwn, Ir. & Gael. donn.] Of a dark color; of a color partaking of a brown and black; of a dull brown color; swarthy. [1913 Webster] Summer s dun cloud comes thundering up. Pierpont. [1913 Webster]… …

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  • 8 Dun (disambiguation) — Dun may refer to: Dun, a brownish grey colour. Dun, to make a demand for payment Dun, a type of fort Dun gene, producing a brownish gray color in horses and other equidae Dun and Bradstreet A business credit reporting agency Places Dun, Angus, a… …

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  • 9 dun — dun1 [dun] adj. [ME & OE, akin to OS, chestnut brown, ult. (? via Celt) < IE * dhus no < base * dhus, dust colored: see FURY] dull grayish brown n. 1. a dull grayish brown 2. a dun horse 3. an artificial fishing fly of this color 4 …

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  • 10 Color Rhapsodies — was a series of usually one shot animated cartoon shorts produced by Charles Mintz for Columbia Pictures. They were launched in 1934, following the phenomenal success of Walt Disney s Technicolor Silly Symphonies. Because of Disney s exclusive… …

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  • 11 Dun gene — A bay dun, also called a classic or zebra dun A Blue dun, or Grullo …

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  • 12 color — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Rainbow hue Nouns 1. color, hue, tint, tinge, shade, dye, complexion, tincture, cast, coloration, glow, flush; tone, key; color organ; Technicolor. 2. pure, primary, positive, or complementary color;… …

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  • 13 dun — colorful colorful adj. 1. having striking color. Opposite of {colorless}. Note: [Narrower terms: {changeable, chatoyant, iridescent, shot}; {deep, rich}; {flaming}; {fluorescent, glowing}; {prismatic}; {psychedelic}; {red, ruddy, flushed,… …

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  • 14 dun — I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Old English dunn more at dusk Date: before 12th century 1. a. having the color dun b. of a horse having a grayish yellow coat with black mane and tail 2. marked by dullness and drabness • dunness noun …

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  • 15 color — Synonyms and related words: Adrianople red, Alice blue, Arabian red, Argos brown, Bordeaux, Brunswick black, Brunswick blue, Burgundy, Capri blue, Cassel yellow, Chinese blue, Chinese white, Claude tint, Cologne brown, Columbian red, Congo rubine …

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  • 16 dun — dun1 [ dʌn ] verb transitive to ask someone again and again to pay what they owe you, sometimes in a threatening way dun dun 2 [ dʌn ] adjective between brown and gray in color ╾ dun noun uncount …

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  • 17 dun-curre — Dunbird Dun bird , n. [Named from its color.] (Zo[ o]l.) (a) The pochard; called also {dunair}, and {dunker}, or {dun curre}. (b) An American duck; the ruddy duck. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 18 dun crow — Hooded Hood ed, a. 1. Covered with a hood. [1913 Webster] 2. Furnished with a hood or something like a hood. [1913 Webster] 3. Hood shaped; esp. (Bot.), rolled up like a cornet of paper; cuculate, as the spethe of the Indian turnip. [1913… …

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  • 19 Equine coat color — Horses exhibit a diverse array of coat colors and distinctive markings. A specialized vocabulary has evolved to describe them. Color is one of the first things that is noticed about a horse. Often, a horse is first described by its coat color… …

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  • 20 Gen dun — Un caballo bayo dun (en inglés llamado clásico o cebra dun) Un caballo pelo de rata, pardo o cenizo …

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