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Origin of dud
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Financials have been a dud this year, but health care stocks are well off their March lows.Down a stunning 23%, London’s once mighty FTSE is trading like an emerging-market stock exchange|Bernhard Warner|September 26, 2020|Fortune
The idea is that new small-molecule antiviral drugs could fill these “druggable pockets” so that, once the coronavirus has first entered a patient’s body, it becomes a non-infectious dud that cannot spread.Researchers find a ‘druggable pocket’ in coronavirus that could lead to new antivirals|David Meyer|September 22, 2020|Fortune
Goldman Sachs, for one, had warned back in July that the month of August is historically a low-volume dud.These investments powered a record-setting month of stock market gains|Bernhard Warner|September 1, 2020|Fortune
We also miss many of the lesser duds, the somewhat duds, and the turned-out-to-be-duds-in-the-end, all of which would be informative but are now lost.
We don’t witness the quadrillions of experiments that were absolute duds along the 4 billion year pathway to now.
His clothing line that his friend described as “upscale and urban” was a dud.
The trade in empty bottles should be as eyebrow-raising as the old Soviet dud-bulb biz.
The Hollywood Reporter said the film was a dud, but Holmes plays neatly against type.How Can Katie Holmes Escape Tom Cruise—and ‘Dawson’s Creek’?|Tim Teeman|October 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She turns in dud stories, misses deadlines, and is prone to occasionally sleeping with her young, struggling musician sources.Toni Collette on ‘The Realistic Joneses,’‘Lucky Them,’ and Crying in ‘The Sixth Sense’|Melissa Leon|June 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The prank itself seems meaningless, and the reaction was un-extraordinary: all in all, a dud.An Analysis of Vitalii Sediuk’s Pranks (He’s the Guy Who Touched Brad Pitt)|Amy Zimmerman|May 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
While they were laughing, along came Dud the gum hunter, bearing a chicken with him.
I wonder if our friend Dud isn't just giving us a wrong steer, or is this what he meant we should find?
I for one am anxious to try that trout brook old Dud told us of.
He then bade Mary a "Dud by" in bad English, and set off in a run in a northern direction for the purpose of joining the whites.Wild Western Scenes|John Beauchamp Jones
These seemed to flit through the air, and always landed with a soft-sounding "phutt" very like a dud.Servants of the Guns|Jeffery E. Jeffery