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2009-09-30 11:03:12

Doctors in Oregon say they hope to give a woman a new face to replace the one she lost to a shotgun blast when she was 16. Chrissy Steltz was to begin the process Wednesday with six hours of surgery to open a nasal passage, The Portland Oregonian reported. Her doctors plan to create a realistic silicone mask Steltz was shot at point-blank range in 1999 by a guest at a drunken party in the apartment she shared with her then-boyfriend. Her medical records at Legacy Emanuel Hospital &...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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