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Dean

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(1):

(n.) A dignitary or presiding officer in certain ecclesiastical and lay bodies; esp., an ecclesiastical dignitary, subordinate to a bishop.

(2):

(n.) The collegiate officer in the universities of Oxford and Cambridge, England, who, besides other duties, has regard to the moral condition of the college.

(3):

(n.) The head or presiding officer in the faculty of some colleges or universities.

(4):

(n.) A registrar or secretary of the faculty in a department of a college, as in a medical, or theological, or scientific department.

(5):

(n.) The chief or senior of a company on occasion of ceremony; as, the dean of the diplomatic corps; - so called by courtesy.


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Webster, Noah. Entry for 'Dean'. Noah Webster's American Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/web/d/dean.html. 1828.

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