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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.

DUMB. One who cannot speak; a person who is mute. See Deaf and dumb, Deaf, dumb, and blind; Mute, standing mute.

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As per details available, it was revealed on Seemab's parents when she was two-year-old that their child was born deaf and dumb.
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Jaipur, June 19(ANI): To ensure deliverance of justice, Jaipur police authorities have been maintaining an interpretation centre for deaf and dumb people to help them to report crime and lodge official police complaints against culprits.
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If people want to watch so-called dumb TV let them.
We will not see the demise of the stupidocracy until people in this country shape up and stop rewarding dumb politicians, dumb rock stars, dumb talk show hosts, and dumb movie studios.