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dud

[dəd]
(ordnance)
An explosive munition that has failed to explode, although such was intended.
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The first name of the man who wrote the dragon fly story is Walter-Walter Dudly Cavert.
Andrew Caddick I've just moved from Birmingham council who use black bags to Sandwell and Dudly council who have wheelie bins.
These written documents are considered the products of writing, representing the specific discourse community (Swales, 1990; Halliday, 1973; Dudly, 1995; Bhatia, 2001, and Samraj, 2002).
Dudly (museum science, Leicester) has worked with Karenni refugees since 1996 as part of her research for a doctorate in social anthropology at the University of Oxford in 2001.
Dudly White, cardiologist to several past presidents, was often quoted as saying "Bicycling is better exercise than any other physical activity, even swimming, running, walking, etc."