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Definition of "denned" [denned]

  • Simple past tense and past participle of den. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "denned" in a sentence
  • "Putnam's job was to make sure that the manmade island and all manmade products -- foods, waste, fuels, trash -- were secured from the federally-protected animal, which had denned there sometime in late October to give birth, unbeknown to wildlife officials or work crews."
  • "Nob Hill arose, like any medieval castle, from the mess and ruck of common life that denned and laired at its base."
  • "The owner finally retrieved his dog unharmed, but only after the bear was tranquilized with a dart gun and the dog had then been denned for two days longer than it intended …"
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