What is the meaning of dun?

noun

  • Horse of a dull brownish grey color.
  • A color or pigment varying around a light grey-brown color.
    • usage: "she wore dun"

verb

  • Treat cruelly.
    • usage: "The children tormented the stuttering teacher"
  • Persistently ask for overdue payment.
    • usage: "The grocer dunned his customers every day by telephone"
  • Cure by salting.
    • usage: "dun codfish"
  • Make a dun color.

adjective

  • Of a dull greyish brown to brownish grey color.
    • usage: "the dun and dreary prairie"
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