What does the word dean mean?

Usage examples for dean

  1. " You will find a great field here in which to work out your success," the Dean said at length. – A Master's Degree by Margaret Hill McCarter
  2. " Then it's all over," said Lucy to the dean with her pretty smile,- that smile which caused all the old and middle- aged men to fall in love with her. – The Eustace Diamonds by Anthony Trollope
  3. " I'll go where I am ordered," said Harry Dean. – The Little Shepherd of Kingdom Come by John Fox