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General News Archive - June 21, 2003

Miguel Cabrera, playing in his first major league game, hit a two-run homer in the 11th inning Friday night to give the Florida Marlins a 3-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Devil Rays.

Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.