Part of speech: noun

The chief office of a cathedral; an executive officer of a college.

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Usage examples "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", 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", Anthony Trollope.
  3. " I'll go where I am ordered," said Harry Dean. - "The Little Shepherd of Kingdom Come", John Fox.