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No one really loved the fiberglass sculpture in front of the hospital in Caraquet, New Brunswick, and now it's disappeared, the Canadian town's mayor says. The artwork, which resembled a starfish laying on its side, actually represented a fetus.
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'.