deaf-mute

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deaf person who is unable to speak deaf-and-dumb person , deaf-mute , mute
alphabet used by the deaf; letters are represented by finger positions finger alphabet , manual alphabet
dog trained to assist the deaf by signaling the occurrence of certain sounds hearing dog
United States lecturer and writer who was blind and deaf from the age of 19 months; Anne Sullivan taught her to read and write and speak; Helen Keller graduated from college and went on to champion the cause of blind and deaf people (1880-1968) Helen Adams Keller , Helen Keller , Keller
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