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daimyo Tweet Definition of daimyo Like Definition of daimyo on Facebook
noun (pl=daimyo, pl2=daimyos)
  1. A lord during the Japanese feudal period.
dauphin Tweet Definition of dauphin Like Definition of dauphin on Facebook
noun
  1. The eldest son of the king of France. Under the Wikipedia:House of Valois, Valois and Wikipedia:House of Bourbon, Bourbon dynasties, the Dauphin of France, generally shortened to Dauphin, was heir apparent to the throne of France. The title derived from the main title of the Dauphin, Dauphin of Viennois.
Decembrist Tweet Definition of Decembrist Like Definition of Decembrist on Facebook
noun
  1. A participant in or sympathiser of the wikipedia:Decembrist revolt, Decembrist revolt.
  2. An adherent to the Decembrist politics.
adjective
  1. According to or derived from the politics and/or philosophy of the Decembrists.
dey Tweet Definition of dey Like Definition of dey on Facebook
noun
  1. (obsolete) A servant who has charge of the dairy; a dairymaid.
diet Tweet Definition of diet Like Definition of diet on Facebook
noun
  1. The food and beverage a person or animal consumes.
The of the Giant Panda consists mainly of bamboo.
  1. (countable) A controlled regimen of food and drink, as to gain or lose weight or otherwise influence health.
  2. By extension, any habitual intake or consumption.
He's been reading a steady of nonfiction for the last several years.
  1. (countable) A council or assembly of leaders.
verb
  1. (intransitive) To modify one's food and beverage intake so as to decrease or increase body weight or influence health.
digger Tweet Definition of digger Like Definition of digger on Facebook
noun
  1. A large piece of machinery that digs up holes.
  2. One who digs.
  3. (Australia) An Australian soldier.
directory Tweet Definition of directory Like Definition of directory on Facebook
noun (directories)
  1. A list of names, addresses etc., of specific classes of people or organizations, often in alphabetical order or in some classification.
  2. (computing): A structured listing of the names and characteristics of the files on a storage device.
  3. (computing): A simulated folder in a personal computer's file system, in which related files may be organized.
doge Tweet Definition of doge Like Definition of doge on Facebook
noun
  1. The chief magistrate in the republics of Venice and Genoa.
dragonnade Tweet Definition of dragonnade Like Definition of dragonnade on Facebook
noun
  1. a policy by w:Louis XIV, Louis XIV to intimidate Huguenots to reconvert to Roman Catholicism

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