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2006-02-15 04:57:52

LONDON (Reuters) - An 1842 watercolor by JMW Turner could well set a saleroom record when it goes under the hammer in June, auctioneers Christie's said on Wednesday.

2005-08-25 07:01:58

By Pilar Wolfsteller LUCERNE, Switzerland (Reuters) - Helicopters ferried food to an Alpine resort on Thursday and plucked people from roofs in the capital Berne as flood-ravaged Switzerland braced for more rain.


Word of the Day
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.