dudgeon


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dudgeon

Obsolete a wood used in making the handles of knives, daggers, etc.
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Alan in high good humour at the furthering of his schemes, and I in bitter dudgeon at being called a Jacobite and treated like a child.
They cared so little for plain Fact, these people, and were in that advanced state of degeneracy on the subject, that instead of being impressed by the speaker's strong common sense, they took it in extraordinary dudgeon. The men muttered 'Shame!' and the women
Mr Wegg, glancing in great dudgeon towards the French gentleman's corner, seemed to notice something new there, which induced him to glance at the opposite corner, and then to put on his glasses and stare at all the nooks and corners of the dim shop in succession.
Pickwick as the man turned away in dudgeon, that he was only a bail.
I fancied she was jealous even of the saucepan on it; and I have reason to know that she took its impressment into the service of boiling my egg and broiling my bacon, in dudgeon; for I saw her, with my own discomfited eyes, shake her fist at me once, when those culinary operations were going on, and no one else was looking.
She was right; my love for her, incomplete as it was, was greater than yours." And he left the house in dudgeon.
That nothing but bloodshed their dudgeon could sate;
Orkney-based Green Marine has landed a three-year contract to deliver services for Equinor's Dudgeon offshore wind farm.
Renewable sector contractor Green Marine has won a three-year contract to deliver operations and maintenance work for Equinor's Dudgeon offshore wind farm.
Walk into the Gus Dudgeon Suite at theUniversity of South Wales-- and you are taking a step back in time into a room which reverberates with the golden echoes of the past.
WALK into the Gus Dudgeon Suite at the University of South Wales - and you are taking a step back in time into a room which reverberates with the golden echoes of the past.
Once again, DCI John Barnaby (Neil Dudgeon) and DS Jamie Winter (Nick Hendrix) have their work cut out, solving some creatively gruesome murders in two feature-length episodes this month - with another four planned for later in the year.