MEANING: noun: A place of wickedness.

ETYMOLOGY: From French domdaniel (house of Daniel), apparently from Latin or Greek. Earliest documented use: 1801.

NOTES: It’s not clear who Daniel is in the term Domdaniel. The place Domdaniel was introduced by a French continuation of the Arabian Nights by Dom Chaves and M. Cazotte in the late 18th c. Later, the place has appeared in the works of Nathaniel Hawthorne, H.P. Lovecraft, and Neil Gaiman, among others.

DOC DANIEL - what my patients called me before I retired

DOOM,DANIEL - he may have survived the den of the Lion but his days are numbered...

DO MD, ARIEL - urging the Little Mermaid to vacation in Maryland