General News Archive - June 20, 2003
Randy Ayers was promoted Friday from assistant to head coach of the Philadelphia 76ers, who failed to land their first several choices to replace Larry Brown. Ayers, a former Ohio State coach, spent the last six seasons as Brown's assistant.
Word of the Day
- A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
- Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
- To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
- To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.