dowd


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dowd

(daʊd)
n
archaic a woman who wears unfashionable or shabby clothes
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The latest research indicates that in order for libraries to get the kind of support they need, "[T]heir community has to recognize them as an institution of transforming life," Dowd says.
"We need to work out who's available and what team we can play," said Dowd.
CHRISTOPHER DOWD THE CONSTRUCTION OF IRISH IDENTITY IN AMERICAN LITERATURE ROUTLEDGE, 2011.
It was as pretty as Steve Thompson in a tutu yet Dowd did not even see it as a foul - assuming he was watching, of course.
Liberal Democrat Andrew Makinson has apologised unreservedly to Cllr Dowd for two press releases he issued in the summer.
Dowd, from Billingham, had "three or four options", including an offer to re-sign with Sheffield and one with Steelers' arch rivals Nottingham, to consider before choosing the Odyssey Arena-based Giants.
But after 31/2 decades in the classical limelight here, Dowd reluctantly hung up his mallets this month, announcing his retirement from the UO and what he had hoped was a leave of absence from his job with the symphony.
The author's sister Oona Emerson received the EUR10,000 prize and a trophy on Dowd's behalf from Senator David Norris; Ciara Dilley, Marketing Director Premier Foods; and Chairperson of the Judging Panel, Keith O'Sullivan at a ceremony in Dublin.
Dowd's writing is elegant and highly satisfying and she couples this with her understated awareness of Ted's problem.
The funds were used to construct two new 10,000 sq ft commercial facilities, one of which is the location of Rossway Dowd's new headquarters, while the other facility has now been let to a customer.
In a radio interview earlier this week, former New Zealand prop Dowd suggested De Villiers, the first non-white Springboks coach, was merely a figurehead and questioned if he knew anything about rugby.
Ms Dowd said the bank was already working with Huddersfield firms to capitalise on opportunities created by regeneration in the town.