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doyen


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Doyen  \Doy`en"\,  n.  [F.  See  {Dean}.] 
  Lit.,  a  dean;  the  senior  member  of  a  body  or  group  as  the 
  doyen  of  French  physicians.  ``This  doyen  of  newspapers.'' 
  --A.  R.  Colquhoun 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  doyen 
  n  :  the  senior  member  of  a  group  "he  is  the  dean  of  foreign 
  correspondents"  [syn:  {dean}] 




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