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2008-09-26 03:00:33

By Jessica Marcy jessica.marcy@roanoke.com 981-3340 Denise Johnston, a self-described former drug addict, was doing more than simply taking an evening stroll as she pushed a stroller with her 18-month-old son Christian Armbrister through Old Southwest on Friday.


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'.