J dennis

Dennis

[den-is]
noun
1.
John, 1657–1734, English dramatist and critic.
2.
a town in SE Massachusetts.
3.
a male given name: from the Greek word meaning “of Dionysus.”
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Dennis (ˈdɛnɪs)
 
n
C(larence) J(ames). 1876--1938, the poet of the Australian larrikin, esp in The Songs of a Sentimental Bloke (1915) and The Moods of Ginger Mick (1916)

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Dennis
masc. proper name, from Fr. Denis, ult. from Gk. Dionysius, name of an important 6c. Church father.
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