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don         

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      vb   , dons, donning, donned   tr   to put on (clothing)  
     (C14: from do1 + on; compare doff)  
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don          [2]  
      n  
1      (Brit)   a member of the teaching staff at a university or college, esp. at Oxford or Cambridge  
2    a Spanish gentleman or nobleman  
3    (in the Mafia) the head of a family  
     (C17: ultimately from Latin dominus lord)  

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Don          [1]     (Spanish)  
      n   a Spanish title equivalent to Mr: placed before a name to indicate respect  
     (C16: via Spanish, from Latin dominus lord; see don2)  

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Don          [2]  
      n  
1    a river rising in W Russia, southeast of Tula and flowing generally south, to the Sea of Azov: linked by canal to the River Volga. Length: 1870 km (1162 miles)  
2    a river in NE Scotland, rising in the Cairngorm Mountains and flowing east to the North Sea. Length: 100 km (62 miles)  
3    a river in N central England, rising in S Yorkshire and flowing northeast to the Humber. Length: about 96 km (60 miles)  

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don

  
  
clothe oneself in, dress in, get into, pull on, put on, slip on or into  


Don Juan     
Casanova, gallant, ladies' man, lady-killer     (informal)   libertine, Lothario, philanderer, poodle-faker     (slang)   Prince Charming, rake, Romeo, seducer, wolf     (informal)   womanizer  

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