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dud

[dəd]
(ordnance)
An explosive munition that has failed to explode, although such was intended.
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Houllier had enjoyed a transfer record not unlike every other successful manager until 2002: several astute purchases that formed the backbone of his side -Sami Hyypia, Stephane Henchoz and Dietmar Hamann -blended with some absolute duds who had to be ushered into the background,players like JeanMichel Ferri and Bernard Diomede.