Middle English, title of members of religious orders, from Anglo-French, from Latin dominus master
before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above
13th century, in the meaning defined above
“Dan.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Dan. Accessed 1 Dec. 2023.
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