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DEAF, DUMB, AND BLIND. A man born deaf, dumb, and blind, is considered an idiot. (q.v.) 1 Bl. Com. 304; F. N. B. 233; 2 Bouv. Inst. n. 2111.

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The Sovereign toured the center which is carried out as part of the Moroccan anti-poverty programme the national initiative for human development (INDH) and includes a hemodialysis center, a socio-educational centre for disabled children, a local community day nursery and a center for the deaf-mute.
In July 1936, one of Warsaw's Yiddish dailies, Moment, described the wedding of two Jewish deaf-mutes.
Luther "Dummy" Taylor, a deaf-mute, pitched for the New York Giants (1900-8) and, briefly in 1902, for the Cleveland club of the newly formed American League.
Japanese actress Rinko Kikuchi, a nominee for best supporting actress for her role as a deaf-mute high school student in ''Babel,'' failed to win this time.
Meanwhile, in Japan, a deaf-mute teenager is coping with sexual awakenings.
In Tokyo, a deaf-mute student begins to explore her sexuality and to reconnect with her estranged father in the aftermath of her mother's death.
A Moroccan tragedy involving two young boys and the sexual awakening of a deaf-mute Tokyo schoolgirl rounds out the intersecting plotlines, and though dense, the "hows" aren't as important as the "whys"--all the characters share the same theme.
A young English girl, Alice Padgett, deaf-mute since the age of four, begins to have visions of the Virgin Mary, throwing her small town in England and eventually much of the rest of the world into tumult.
Leaving one comic nightmare for another," Brown says, "she takes up residence (and a new identity) with a secretive psychotherapist, Lloyd Bophtelophti, and Pootie, his deaf-mute, paraplegic partner.
It was I who put the nation's anxieties at rest about Lieutenant Mark Phillips, who was feared to be a deaf-mute, when I demonstrated that if you whistle at him, he wets his pants.
In The Life of the Deaf-Mute (Zhizn' Glukhonemykh) and through official activities of VOG, Deaf people could read about deaf schools, social events, and the lives of their peers.
OUR GENERATION WILL BE THE LAST TO live in a deaf-mute world, surrounded by devices that can't speak, incapable of response.