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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.
Dahl is getting remarried and moving a few blocks from his current townhouse, which puts him outside the boundaries of the Aurora/North Aurora-based District 6.
In partnership with the Roald Dahl Literature Estate, Cardiff council and the Welsh Government, Literature Wales has now revealed that Cardiff Castle will play host to James, the adventurous hero of James and the Giant Peach, Roald Dahl's first novel for children.
In partnership with the Roald Dahl Literature Estate, Cardiff Council and Welsh Government, Literature Wales has now revealed that Cardiff Castle will be playing host to James, the adventurous hero of James and the Giant Peach, Roald Dahl's first novel for children.
The weirdly wonderful fact has come to light in a new book by Professor Tom Solomon - who looked after Dahl in later life.
Lucy Dahl, the daughter of the famous Welsh writer, will receive the CBBC show's greatest accolade on behalf of her father in a special episode to be aired on CBBC tomorrow at 5pm.
Low-cost airline Norwegian is proud to announce that world-famous author Roald Dahl will become its first ever British tail fin hero, with the authors portrait set to appear on a Norwegian aircraft.
A fan, 12 year old Nishka Kapoor, who participated in Crosswords' "Celebrating a 100 years of Roald Dahl" said, "Roald Dahl has been my favourite author ever since I was a kid.