Part of speech: verb

To show cringing fondness, as a dog.

Part of speech: noun

A young deer; a light yellowish - brown color.

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Usage examples "fawn":

  1. What if she were to ask Lord Fawn? - "The Eustace Diamonds", Anthony Trollope.
  2. While she was talking with the porter a dog came up, which at once began to fawn on her. - "The Living Link", James De Mille.
  3. Who that has seen a pet fawn coming to be caressed by a fair girl, but must have had his sense of the beautiful gratified? - "The Romance of Natural History, Second Series", Philip Henry Gosse.