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What is the definition of dun?

  1. treat cruelly; "The children tormented the stuttering teacher"

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What are the usage examples for dun?

  1. Within a week, as we know, the telegram had reached the - th announcing Truscott's move, and that very afternoon Mrs. Stannard, seated on the piazza of her new quarters and gazing southward across the bare parade to the dun colored barracks on the other side and the snow- capped peaks of Colorado seemingly just beyond, was startled by a sudden sensation in the group of officers in front of Colonel Whaling's. – Marion's Faith. by Charles King
  2. Anthony Wilson, very aged, said, " Dun kno' how ole I is. – A Woman's Life-Work Labors and Experiences by Laura S. Haviland
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