a) A person from Denmark or of Danish descent.

Often he wrote good ones on casual slips and fancied them his; names like Trevellyan or Montressor or Delancey, with musical prefixes; or a good, short, beautiful, but dignified name like "Gordon Dane". He liked that one. It suggested something.

b) for someone who came from Denmark, also a variant of Dean.

"Im going to call him Dane."

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