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President Obama awarded the late Sally Ride, the first American woman in space, with the Presidential Medal of Freedom on Wednesday in a special ceremony marking the 50th anniversary of the award’s creation by President John F. Kennedy.
Word of the Day
- Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
- To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.