(Duc"ture) n. Guidance. [Obs.] South.
(Dud"der) v. t. [In Suffolk, Eng., to shiver, shake, tremble; also written dodder.] To confuse or
confound with noise. Jennings.
(Dud"der), v. i. To shiver or tremble; to dodder.
I dudder and shake like an aspen leaf.Ford.
(Dud"der), n. [From Duds.] A peddler or hawker, especially of cheap and flashy goods pretended
to be smuggled; a duffer. [Eng.]
(Dud"der*y) n. A place where rags are bought and kept for sale. [Eng.]
(Dude) n. A kind of dandy; especially, one characterized by an ultrafashionable style of dress and
other affectations. [Recent]
The social dude who affects English dress and English drawl.The American.
(Du*deen") n. A short tobacco pipe. [Written also dudheen.] [Irish]
1. The root of the box tree, of which hafts for daggers were made. Gerarde
2. The haft of a dagger. Shak.
3. A dudgeon-hafted dagger; a dagger. Hudibras.
(Dudg"eon), n. [W. dygen anger, grudge.] Resentment; ill will; anger; displeasure.
I drink it to thee in dudgeon and hostility.
Sir T. Scott.
(Dudg"eon), a. Homely; rude; coarse. [Obs.]
By my troth, though I am plain and dudgeon,Beau. & Fl.
I would not be an ass.
(Dud"ish) a. Like, or characterized of, a dude.
(Duds) n. pl. [Scot. dud rag, pl. duds clothing of inferior quality.]
1. Old or inferior clothes; tattered garments. [Colloq.]
2. Effects, in general.[Slang]
(Due) a. [OF. deu, F. dû, p. p. of devoir to owe, fr. L. debere. See Debt, Habit, and cf. Duty.]