noun Date: 1934 British hearing aid

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  • deaf-aid — def .ād n chiefly Brit HEARING AID …   Medical dictionary

  • deaf-aid — /ˈdɛf eɪd/ (say def ayd) noun an electrical or other device used by the deaf to improve their hearing; hearing aid …   Australian English dictionary

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  • deaf aid — noun Brit. a hearing aid …   English new terms dictionary

  • deaf-aid — noun (C) BrE informal a small electric machine, worn near your ear, that helps you to hear better; hearing aid …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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