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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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The day began with a Bede's Got Talent style assembly, hosted by none other than Willy Wonka (Mr Lee), in which staff and students acted out some very funny scenes or recited passages from some of the Roald Dahl stories.
YOUNGSTERS across Coventry and Warwickshire had a whizzpopping time celebrating Roald Dahl Day.
ROALD Dahl fans in Stockton are set to have a phizz-whizzing time at two free library events to celebrate the author.
ROALD DAHL Day is fast-approaching so why not take a look at the website created to honour the oompalicious author to find out about all sorts you can do to mark the day - September 13 - as well as loads of activities you can enjoy from the comfort of your own home?
It is one of six favourite childhood heroes invented by Cardiff-born Dahl poised to appear in Lego form across the UK to mark Roald Dahl Day.
ROALD Dahl has come top in a poll to find the greatest storytellers of all time.
Narrated by storyteller Afsheen Hameed from Education Bay School the children listened to stories written by Roald Dahl such as 'Enormous Crocodile' and 'Big Friendly Giant' and also participated in other interactive and fun activities.
To reflect Norwegians rapid growth in the UK, where it now flies 4 million UK passengers each year to more than 40 destinations, the airline has selected Roald Dahl as its first British tail fin hero.
Roald Dahl 15 Book Collection Pack, Roald Dahl, ISBN 978-3200327788 (Penguin) BD32.
SCHOOLCHILDREN had a Golden Ticket for fun when they went to school dressed as Roald Dahl characters to mark 100 years since the author's birth.
Today is Roald Dahl Day, so let's celebrate with a quiz about the great man .
Select Crossword Bookstores stores across the country, hosted clue hunts, dream hunts and treasure hunts, along with Roald Dahl story-telling sessions to commemorate the birth centenary on sunday, 11th September.