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dowd

(daʊd)
n
archaic a woman who wears unfashionable or shabby clothes
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An alert was raised over the well-being of Paul Dowds amid claims vigilantes were planning to target him for his crimes.
ASSOCIATED British Ports (ABP) has acquired WE Dowds (Shipping) Ltd for an undisclosed sum.
While sobering, Dowds series (entitled "The Way Home for the Prodigal Species") is not a scare tactic, but a lesson in active hope.
Robert Dowds will bring a new Bill to the parliamentary party meeting tomorrow demanding tougher penalties for gun crime.
Dowds, called police to his flat in Newhampton Road West, in Wolverhampton, after admitting on the phone he had killed the 40-year-old psychology lecturer in a drunken stupor.
The question came from a concerned citizen who had read a report from chaplain (and Presbyterian minister) John Dowds that was written to council's executive committee explaining the services Dowds provides.
After another three-day cross-country drive, the Dowds arrived at Oakland and a hastily arranged change of command took place.
Speaking at the AOA's annual dinner, Donal Dowds, Managing Director of BAA Scottish Airports, told Transport Minister John Spellar MP that foreign governments are already supporting significant expansion across Europe and taking advantage of the congestion at UK airports.
The driver, heroin addict Paul Dowds, was jailed for two years by Mr Justice Rougier who told him: 'You have committed a quite astonishing number of offences in your relatively young life.'
Stephen Dowds launched a "sustained and vicious" attack on Mandy Finn, stabbing her 60 times in the neck, face and body, alleged Andrew Lockhart QC, prosecuting.
Ms Dowds was at the high court in Edinburgh yesterday to watch James Baker, 28, and William Brown, 32, being sentenced.