dant noun a tooth 20. etymology: Romany attests dand with the same meaning; attested by Galloway Tinkler-Gypsies; collected by Joseph F G S Lucas as Mitcham [in the London Borough of Merton] Gypsy note:

Grellmann (1787) collected Dant with the same meaning from Continental gipsies.

Smart & Croft collected the form dand v., ‘to bite’ from English Gypsies.