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Dean

(the Latin Decanus). The chief over ten prebends or canons.

The Dean
(Il Piovano.) Arlotto, the Italian humorist. (1395-1483.) Jonathan Swift, Dean of St. Patrick. (1667-1745.)

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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