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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 don /ˈdɑn/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Don n.
 1. Sir; Mr; Signior; -- a title in Spain, formerly given to noblemen and gentlemen only, but now common to all classes.
    Don is used in Italy, though not so much as in Spain.  France talks of Dom Calmet, England of Dan Lydgate.   --Oliphant.
 2. A grand personage, or one making pretension to consequence; especially, the head of a college, or one of the fellows at the English universities. [Univ. Cant] “The great dons of wit.”

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Don, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Donned p. pr. & vb. n. Donning.]  To put on; to dress in; to invest one's self with.
    Should I don this robe and trouble you.   --Shak.
 At night, or in the rain,
 He dons a surcoat which he doffs at morn.   --Emerson.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a Spanish title of respect for a gentleman or nobleman
      2: teacher at a university of college (especially at Cambridge
         or Oxford) [syn: preceptor]
      3: the head of an organized crime family [syn: father]
      4: Celtic goddess; mother of Gwydion and Arianrhod; corresponds
         to Irish Danu
      5: a European river in southwestern Russia; flows into the Sea
         of Azov [syn: Don River]
      v : put clothing on one's body; "What should I wear today?"; "He
          put on his best suit for the wedding"; "The princess
          donned a long blue dress"; "The queen assumed the stately
          robes"; "He got into his jeans" [syn: wear, put on, get
          into, assume]