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durn

A vertical member on each side of a door, usually formed of a solid timber.
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"Well, I'll be plumb gosh darned!" was Daylight's comment.
"I suppose you are the only woman in London who darns her own stockings," he observed.
Too Darn Hot successfully underwent surgery at Newmarket Equine Hospital, and will recuperate at Dalham Hall Stud in Newmarket where he will stand for stud duties next year.
Wednesday presents a prime case of listening to what we have been told all season by trainer John Gosden and jockey Frankie Dettori about the enduring ability of Too Darn Hot.
Last year's champion juvenile, Too Darn Hot had been expected to start the current campaign as dominantly as he had ended the previous but was prevented from running in the 2,000 Guineas with a minor injury that rather threw his schedule into flux.
Racing tips Timoshenko Goodwood 1.50 Maven Goodwood 3.00 Toon Darn Hot (NAP) Goodwood 3.35 Mondain Sandown 8.20
Tomorrow presents a prime case of listening to what we have been told all season by trainer John Gosden and jockey Frankie Dettori about the enduring ability of Too Darn Hot.
But as Charlie Hills' Phoenix Of Spain couldn't find the same finishing kick he did at the Curragh, Circus Maximus held off the John Gosdentrained Too Darn Hot and his fast-finishing stablemate King Of Comedy (4-1) to land a first Group One success under a power-packed ride from Ryan Moore.
Charlie Hills' son of Lope De Vega was hugely impressive in Ireland and will be a tough nut to crack in this, but Gosden has said that Too Darn Hot is in the best form he's been all year.
Telecaster only just proved too strong in the last half-furlong and, given Too Darn Hot drops back to a mile and will strip fitter for the run, that still looks a decent piece of form.
Ridden with supreme confidence and ability by Oisin Murphy, one of the most exciting jockeys in the business, the Hughie Morrison-trained colt upstaged the unbeaten Too Darn Hot to win a hotly contested Al Basti Equiworld Dubai Dante Stakes at the Knavesmire and in doing so, totally shake-up the Derby jigsaw.
A needle, thread or yarn, and scissors are the only essential tools, and if you can work a running stitch, you can darn. A few other tools will make your job easier too.