deaf-mute

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deaf-mute

1. a person who is unable to hear or speak
2. unable to hear or speak
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Typical of these items, most of which came from the Library's Manuscript and Special Collections section, is a twenty-three page poem entitled The Deaf and Dumb by Moses Y.
Up-gradation of national centre for education in Mardan costing Rs59 million would be completed by June 2019 whereas a deaf and dumb school at Katlang Mardan costing Rs17 million would be ready in next three years.
The prosecutor, Mr Sunday Ogunremi, had told the court athat the convict and others now at large had between the month of July to October 2014 at about 2 pm at Agodi Ibadan, did conspire together to defraud a deaf and dumb by collecting the sum of one million naira from him
My uncle wished to take me to the Deaf and Dumb Asylum in New York; but my father's health was failing fast, and as I am an only child my mother could not endure the thought of separation--and that project was also given up; and I, as much as I yearned for a higher knowledge of the world in which I lived, much as I felt the need of a more extensive education, was growing up rude and uncultivated, like a wild weed, with my young heart brimful of love and hope and lofty aspiration.
As a profoundly deaf person, the term "deaf and dumb" angers me.
Top players for the Deaf and Dumb team were Bernard Gibson, who recorded two 37 breaks, and Desmond Fairclough, who had one of 38.
He expressed these views while addressing members of the Deaf and Dumb Association of Sialkot at its office.
In the first T-20 cricket, the Deaf and Dumb team scored 171 runs while Disable Cricket team could make 156 runs.
New Delhi, Mar.25 ( ANI ): Anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare on Sunday said that releatives of whistleblowers who had died while performing their duties, were crying out for justice, and declared the UPA-II regime as an entity that has been both deaf and dumb to their plea.
The older boy, who was deaf and dumb, wrote a letter asking to be let out of the car.
Two of the four were 14 and 16 when they were raped, another was a cerebral palsy victim attacked as her young son slept in the same room, and the fourth was deaf and dumb.
He said in district Malakand they were running a government school for deaf and dumb children where 39 deaf students were being given daily living skills, primary education and sign language.