Definitions starting with D

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dumb

  [OED, lacking some property.. normally belonging to things of the name; cf. DUMB BREAD] adj. (of baked goods): unrisen: 1940 Shud I trow one o' Anty Terpy dumb Johnny cakes overboard an' blow up dis enemy craft? (Dupuch 15). (Gen.)

Tags: adjective, food

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Last update: 2011-02-20 21:55
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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