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2008-07-10 12:00:38

Firefighters battling wildfires in Northern California got no relief from nature Thursday as dry thunderstorms and triple-digit heat were forecast. The extreme heat and dry conditions favored a 49,000-acre brushfire in Butte County, where firefighters said wind whipped up flames, the air grew hotter and thick smoke blackened the sky Wednesday, the Los Angeles Times reported Thursday. So far, the Butte County blaze has destroyed about 50 homes and forced about 10,000 residents to flee....


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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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