- (David) Dean,1909–94, U.S. statesman: secretary of state 1961–69.
- a light bread dough, sweet or plain, baked twice until it is brown, hard, and crisp: often given to babies
- (David) Dean . 1909–94, US statesman: secretary of state (1961–69). He defended US military involvement in Vietnam and opposed recognition of communist China
“light, crisp bits of bread or biscuit,” 1590s, from Spanish or Portuguese rosca “roll, twist of bread,” literally “coil, anything round and spiral,” of unknown origin, perhaps from a pre-Latin Iberian word.