from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- abbreviation disqualification
- abbreviation disqualified
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- initialism Dairy Queen (at Wikipedia)
disqualify; disqualified; disqualification
- initialism video games Dragon Quest (at Wikipedia)
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In terms of dimensions my hardcover DQ is about 6 inches wide and 9 inches tall not including the cover.
One of the aspects that I find so wonderful about DQ is the power that books are given.
The Duenna, seeing DQ, is so terrified she screams.
Maybe DQ is more like a road movie, a bookish version of Thelma and Louise or Bob Hope and Bing Crosby.
But because of his serious dedication to knight errantry, DQ is able to spin all of the outrageous things that happen so that windmills and wineskins are giants and the inn is an enchanted castle.
I call DQ - this fight clip has been previously aired.
Friday Night Fights: Granny vs The Wall David Campbell 2007
DQ is a big book and part one is about half of it.
Highlights: Aaron Peirsol wins the 200 back in commanding fashion before being briefly disqualified for an illegal turn; the DQ is overturned due to a blank judge's report; the U.S. men go 1-2 in the 200 IM, as Ryan Lochte turns in a gutsy free leg to move up behind winner Michael Phelps and Auburn University-based George Bovell claims Trinidad & Tobago's first swimming medal; Amanda Beard wins her first individual gold medal in the 200 breast; Natalie Coughlin touches third in 100 free behind world record holder Jodie Henry (Australia) and former world record holde Inge de Bruijn (Netherlands).
But DQ is not so enchanted that he doesn’t have a thing or two to say to the priest and the canon:
There used to be something called the DQ Cup, which stood for Dairy Queen, of course.