deaf aid


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deaf aid

n
(Medicine) a dated and potentially offensive name for hearing aid
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In the rest of the United Kingdom people were getting some kind of deaf aid, and we weren't getting it here - now they are.
He told of how he found out he needed a deaf aid one day, heartburn pills the next and was diagnosed with prostate cancer and Parkinson's disease the next.
All you have to do is use the free travel, have a sit down, a snooze or a read, and if you happen to wear a deaf aid you can always turn it off to avoid the discussions.
It was the sort of result that gets you re-tuning your set or buying a new deaf aid.