Simple past tense and past participle of den.(verb)
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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 …"