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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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Advocates for the residents, however, were not surprised when, two days later, the Board of Directors turned a deaf ear to their pleas and voted to accept Dr.
German midfielder Dietmar Hamann last night turned a deaf ear to Alan Shearer and became an instant Geordie hero.
KALLAR SYEDAN, March 28, 2010 (Frontier Star): Tehsil Municipal Administration has turned a deaf ear over the illegal encroachments in Kallar Syedan.