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dahl

 (däl) or dal (däl)
n.
1. Lentils, peas, or other legumes that have been dried, hulled, and split.
2. A thick South Asian stew made from such legumes with various seasonings.

[Hindi dāl, from Sanskrit dalaḥ, dalam, piece split off, from dalati, he splits; see der- in Indo-European roots.]

Dahl

(dɑːl)
n
(Biography) Roald (ˈrəʊəld). 1916–90, British writer with Norwegian parents, noted for his short stories and such children's books as Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (1964)

Dahl

(dɑl)
n.
Roald, 1916–90, British writer of short stories and children's books.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dahl - tropical woody herb with showy yellow flowers and flat pods; much cultivated in the tropics
cajan pea, dahl, pigeon pea - small highly nutritious seed of the tropical pigeon-pea plant
Cajanus, genus Cajanus - erect densely branched shrubby perennials of Old World tropics; naturalized in other warm regions
bush, shrub - a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
2.dahl - small highly nutritious seed of the tropical pigeon-pea plant
pea - seed of a pea plant used for food
cajan pea, Cajanus cajan, catjang pea, dahl, dhal, pigeon pea, pigeon-pea plant, red gram - tropical woody herb with showy yellow flowers and flat pods; much cultivated in the tropics
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Afterwards the crew of the Borgmester Dahl thought of that rotten carrion with tears of regret, covetousness and despair.
Gale succeeded gale, with black mountains of water hurling them selves on the Borgmester Dahl.
But the fear of sinking passed away like their vigour, like their hopes; the shocks of the floes knocking against the ship's side could not rouse them from their apathy: and the Borgmester Dahl drifted out again un harmed into open water.
They shared, but only three of them all were alive when a whaler, re turning from her cruising ground, nearly ran over the water-logged hull of the Borgmester Dahl, which, it seems, in the end had in some way sprung a leak in both her holds, but being loaded with deals could not sink.
What makes Dahls record so significant is that both Brust and Brunson hit numerous 3-pointers in setting their records.
Larry Leon, Dahls high school coach, had this to say about his LHS career: "He went from a freshman player you werent sure would become a varsity player.
It has been a case of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory meets Norwegian and the aircraft factory in an Oslo Airport hangar this week as Roald Dahls portrait has been applied to a brand new Boeing 737-800 aircraft, becoming Norwegians first ever British tail-fin hero.
The Dahls had a snooker room and dad used to go on a Wednesday and Sunday to play with Mr Dahl.
The Dahls are both members of the Zion Lutheran Church in Redmond, and former members of Central Lutheran Church in Eugene.
The Dahls have now offered a pounds 250 reward for the return of Baby.
Roald Dahl never forgot what it was like to be a child and he always wrote with his audience rather than parents or teachers in mind.