from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun See dicker.


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  • The Hitch said ... kev paul dacre is a cock! eddie george came out today (not in that way) and said that he had engineered a boom, and hinted as to what is in store.

    Growth Was Not Brown`s Doing Newmania 2007

  • I propose a swap -- let dacre edit the Guardian whilst the parrot gets to squawk in the Daily Mail.

    Polly Toynbee Wants to Be Editor of the Daily Mail 2007

  • Daily Mail editor Paul Dacre is expected to appear this afternoon. #leveson order for today Akers, Owens, wooton, then dacre in the afternoon 9.41am: Former News of the World showbiz correspondent Dan Wootton has revealed his pre-Leveson preparation: an uplifting dose of the Canadian singer Alanis Morissette.

    The Guardian World News Josh Halliday 2012

  • I hope the Daily Mail see fit to publish the details of some other overpaid buffoon.www. ... - dacre-pay

    Army Rumour Service 2010

  • There ought to be a verb to dacre from Lord Dacre of Glanton, the historian Hugh Trevor-Roper, meaning something like ` to authenticate ropy diaries purporting to be by Hitler. '

    VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol XII No 2 1985

  • hermionegingold 15 July 2011 8:49PM hermionegingold so that's what dacre looks like!

    The Guardian World News Polly Toynbee 2011


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