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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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Finally he pulled off its last leg and told it to jump, but it did not jump and Temel thought a little while and made a note on his notebook: "As you pull off the legs of a grasshopper, it becomes progressively deafer.
AS I get deafer, I make more use of the captions gadget on TV that prints out what people are saying.
FARMERS are getting deafer because of prolonged exposure to agricultural machinery, a study has revealed.