Bible. a prophet living in Babylon during the Captivity. the book of the Bible bearing his name. Abbreviation: Dan.
Samuel, 1562–1619, English poet and historian: poet laureate 1599–1619.
a male given name: from a Hebrew word meaning “the Lord is my judge.”.
(Old Testament) a youth who was taken into the household of Nebuchadnezzar, received guidance and apocalyptic visions from God, and was given divine protection when thrown into the lions' den the book that recounts these experiences and visions (in full The Book of the Prophet Daniel)