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c. 1825, "person in ragged clothing," from duds (q.v.). Sense extended by 1897 to "counterfeit thing," and 1908 to "useless, inefficient person or thing." This led natura [..]
Source: etymonline.com

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dud


A shell that failed to explode.
Source: spartacus-educational.com

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A shell which failed to explode.
Source: cartoonww1.org

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(n) someone who is unsuccessful(n) an explosion that fails to occur(n) an event that fails badly or is totally ineffectual(adj) failing to detonate; especially not charged with an active explosive
Source: beedictionary.com

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Any device in which the fuse or igniter fails to ignite the main pyrotechnic charge. The term, dud, is reported to have originated as an acronym for dangerous unexploded device.
Source: americanpyro.com


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