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.
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Summer's dun cloud comes thundering up.
Pierpont.
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Chill and dun
Falls on the moor the brief November day.
Keble.
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Dun crow (Zol.), the hooded crow; -- so called from its color; -- also called hoody, and hoddy. -- Dun diver (Zol.), the goosander or merganser.
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