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Synonyms for dun

muddy coloured

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Synonyms for dun

horse of a dull brownish grey color

a color or pigment varying around a light grey-brown color

persistently ask for overdue payment

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cure by salting

make a dun color

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of a dull greyish brown to brownish grey color

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References in classic literature ?
In the horse we see this tendency strong whenever a dun tint appears--a tint which approaches to that of the general colouring of the other species of the genus.
I do much wonder," quoth Little John to himself, "what yon knave is after, that he should go thus peeping and peering about I verily believe that yon scurvy varlet is no better than a thief, and cometh here after our own and the good King's dun deer.
I will follow thee to the ends of the earth, good master, and not a herd of dun deer in all the forest but shall know the sound of the twang of my bowstring.
In the Book of the Dun Cow, and in another old book called the Book of Leinster, there is written the great Irish legend called the Tain Bo Chuailgne or the Cattle Raid of Cooley.
Many a dun had she talked to, and turned away from her father's door; many a tradesman had she coaxed and wheedled into good-humour, and into the granting of one meal more.
Today, just below that bloody site, much gentler conflicts are played out daily on the fairways and the greens of Duns Golf Club.
The DUNS Number automatically ensures a listing on the Dun & Bradstreet global database, one of the most visited business-to-business portals worldwide.
Dun & Bradstreet, a company of The Dun & Bradstreet Corporation (NYSE: DNB), is the world's leading provider of business-to-business credit, marketing and purchasing information and receivables management services.
Bateman, Doescher, Ross and Sowinski will report to Volney Taylor, executive vice president of The Dun & Bradstreet Corporation, who will become chairman and chief executive officer of the "new" Dun & Bradstreet Corporation.