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Don

is do-on, as “Don your bonnet.” (See Doff, Dup.)

Then up he rose, and donned his clothes,
And dupp'd the chamber door.

Shakespeare: Hamlet, iv. 5.

Don

A man of mark, an aristocrat. At the universities the masters, fellows, and noblemen are termed dons. (Spanish.)

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