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2008-08-20 12:00:20

You might think these would be happy days for BAA -- formerly the British Airports Authority -- the private operator of seven major airports in Britain, including London's Heathrow and Gatwick.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • 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'.