dowd

 dead, flat, spiritless. N.

A glossary of provincial and local words used in England. . 1790.

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  • Dowd — Arms Dowd is a derivation of an ancient surname which was once common in Ireland but is now quite rare. The name Dowd is an Anglicisation of the original Ui Dubhda, through its more common form O Dowd. The Ui Dubhda are one of the Clann Ui… …   Wikipedia

  • Dowd — ist ein in Irland einst gebräuchlicher Familienname, der inzwischen aber selten geworden ist. Der früher begüterte Clan besitzt heutzutage einen kleinen Bauernhof nahe Dublin, der seit Generationen vererbt wird. Die Dowds sind Nachkommen der… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • dowd — dowd; dowd·i·ly; dowd·i·ness; …   English syllables

  • Dowd —  Cette page d’homonymie répertorie des personnes (réelles ou fictives) partageant un même patronyme. Craig Dowd, né le 26 octobre 1969 à Auckland, est un ancien joueur de rugby à XV néo zélandais qui a joué 67 fois (dont 60 tests matchs)… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Dowd — This is an anglicized form of the Olde Gaelic name O Dubhda. The Gaelic prefix O indicates male descendant of , plus the personal name Dubhda, from dubh meaning black . The sept claim descent from Fiacha, brother of Niall of the Nine Hostages,… …   Surnames reference

  • Dowd — /daʊd/ (say dowd) noun Ronald, 1914–90, Australian tenor opera singer …   Australian English dictionary

  • dowd — [daʊd] noun a dowdy person. Origin ME: of unknown origin …   English new terms dictionary

  • dowd — ˈdau̇d noun ( s) Etymology: Middle English doude : a dowdy person; especially : a dowdy woman …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dowd Avenue (Elizabeth, New Jersey) — Dowd Avenue Route information Maintained by City of Elizabeth Length: 1.05 mi[1] (1.69 km) Major junctions …   Wikipedia

  • Dowd–Beckwith ring expansion reaction — The Dowd–Beckwith ring expansion reaction is an organic reaction in which a cyclic β keto ester is expanded by up to 4 carbons in a free radical ring expansion reaction through an α alkylhalo substituent [1] [2] …   Wikipedia

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