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duffer

1. Austral slang a mine that proves unproductive
2. a person who steals cattle
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In the first place, mirabile dictu, there were one or two even greater duffers than I on the Abbey cricket-field.
Here they brought him more "duffers and dope," with the addition of a bowl of soup.
The Duffer brothers are about to unlock the curiosity door soon.
THE one thing we haven't seen Duffer do for a while is go past people and the Newcastle fans will love him to do that.
Maund said: "I talked myself into it before the race not to be hurt by the result because his mother was a duffer in the wet and the progeny of sire Semi-palatinsk are also wet-track duffer, so to see him do that was some sort of thrill."
Ryder as amomis the least strange thing to happen in the show, conceptualized by twins Matt and Ross Duffer, both ofwhomare known for writing horror and science fiction scripts.
Mourinho recognised that Duffer is a world class player who needs to play week in, week out.
Duffer revealed: "I met Conor last week and he's a nice kid.
He recalls: "I said to myself `good venue, but an even better name', and decided that if I ever had a horse who I thought would be good enough I'd call him that - after all, it's too good a name to waste on a duffer."
"Me and Duffer started off at the same time but I am about 20 caps ahead of him.
And even with McClean - 10 years his junior - breathing down his neck, Duffer remains one of our key men after 14 years in the green shirt.
But then is not surprised at Duffer's success and saw superstardom in the Dubliner a staggering nine years ago.