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[dan-ee] /ˈdæn i/
a male given name, form of Daniel. Unabridged
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  • At some point, he met and befriended fellow martial artist Danny rand.
British Dictionary definitions for Danny


noun (pl) -nies
(dialect) the hand (used esp when addressing children)
Word Origin
probably from dandy, childish pronunciation of hand
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familiar form of proper name Daniel.

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