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2009-07-24 23:15:59

Chris Coste gave Houston the lead for good with a two-run double in the fifth Friday and the Astros went on to edge the New York Mets 5-4. Houston pitcher Mike Hampton struck out seven over 5 2/3 innings and hit the 16th home run of his 15-year career. The Astros won their fourth straight and remained 1 ½ games behind division-leading St. Louis in the National League Central. The Astros embarked on a stretch of at least two weeks without first baseman Lance Berkman, who...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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