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dud

[dəd]
(ordnance)
An explosive munition that has failed to explode, although such was intended.
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Beginning with a Friday residency at the Fletch, the band soon became as popular as the Dud Clews band had been and many American musicians came to play with the band, often as part of a UK or European tour.
British actress, went to Peter Cook's funeral with Dud.
Meanwhile another man, who is standing trial for issuing dud cheques, was released from police custody on BD2,000 bail.
After winning a York maiden, Wi Dud was touched off in both the Molecomb Stakes at Goodwood and Gimcrack at York before winning the Flying Childers back on the Knavesmire.
Wi Dud looked as though he was going to lift the Group Three prize when he took a narrow lead on the outside in the final furlong.
Dud, face pale and head tilting, managed to reply in a barely audible whisper.
What happens next--through the onset, unfolding, peak, and exit phases of Y2K problems--depends on whether the New Year's Day software bug proves a dud or a globally stressful event.
Summary: The Dubai Police's amicable debt settlement system has succeeded in bringing down the number of dud cheque cases and provided relief to both the loaners and loanees.
A BUSINESSMAN, who issued a dud cheque for BD16,300, was yesterday jailed for six months.
Then, even after the colt had been beaten into fifth place in a Newbury maiden, the Gimcrack had been the jockey's suggested target, which Conquest duly captured under Jimmy Fortune after outpointing Wi Dud in the closing stages of the race.
CHRISTMAS shoppers who wait until the last minute will waste nearly pounds 2billion this year on dud presents, a survey claims.