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dud

[dəd]
(ordnance)
An explosive munition that has failed to explode, although such was intended.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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"'No, ut dud not,' says he, 'but ut was a clear night wuth the moon a-showun'.'
The warning came from the home department on Friday in the wake of reports that several dud shells and bomblets, fired by the Indian troops in recent ceasefire violations, had scattered far and wide along the LoC.
Okuoimose said that the defendant issued a dud Diamond Bank cheque numbered 0041626039, for N1.5 million to one Mr Gideon Oladipo.
Yet he was only ever two games away from being a dud. You either deal with it or don't.
One was a nine-month prison sentence for writing dud cheques worth a total of BD18,000 to pay a fine, which related to another bounced cheque case.
The boy's problems are filtered through his art, and when Dud discovers a page that depicts all of the things that are bothering his creator, they're finally able to team up and confront them.
Earlier, the Abu Dhabi Misdemeanours Court had sentenced him to three years in jail after he was found guilty of fraud and issuing a dud cheque.
Being dissatisfied with the ruling, the suspect approached the misdemeanour court of appeal which released him based on another appeal in a ruling in a separate case related to the same dud cheque.
27 ( ANI ): Fans were waiting eagerly for a major film studio to finally adapt 'The Dark Tower' and when it finally came out, it turned out to be a complete dud.
| 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.