dud


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dud

[dəd]
(ordnance)
An explosive munition that has failed to explode, although such was intended.
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The prosecutors charged him with fraud and issuing a dud cheque after he admitted to being aware of the insufficient balance in his bank account when he issued the cheque.
The court ruled that he deliberately used a dud card in an attempt to fraudulently acquire the equipment, worth BD195,572, from a shipping company in Sitra on May 24 last year.
Dud Corner CWGC Cemetery and Loos Memorial wall on the left
Dud, regardless of his lack of intellectual depth and the fact that he will melt if left in a hot car, is an enormously likeable character that instantly gains the readers sympathy.
Sudanese Mohammed Omar, 28, says he still can't believe how he got fooled into accepting a dud cheque from 'the sweet-talking Arab' who came dressed in a white kandoura and a sparkling Rolls-Royce to buy his car - a top of the line 2014 Mini Countryman he recently put up on sale for Dh120,000.
Even if the percentage of duds was the same as, say 30 years ago, the raw number of duds would increase.
The complaint lodged at Bur Dubai was for issuing dud cheques worth Dh34 million.
The alarming figures were revealed just weeks after gardai raided a sophisticated set-up which was churning out dud [euro]50 notes.
The DUD said the project would attract NT$30 billion in investments, and create annual revenues of NT$16 billion once operations are launched.
Faulk's Game Calls grew significantly in 1962 when Dud won the International Duck Calling Championships at the Rice Festival in Crowley, La.
So not only they face criminal charges for dud cheques but also for not paying arrears," Hassan Al Moosawi, a debt collector from Tawfeeq Debt Settlements, told Times of Oman.
Another problem as ammo ages is primer decay, leading to duds or hangfires.