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2008-07-21 12:01:18

By Doug Fraser, Cape Cod Times, Hyannis, Mass. Jul. 18--ORLEANS -- If they could have voted last night, the Nauset Regional School Committee would have approved sending a proposed wind turbine project for the regional high school to town meetings this fall.


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'.