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2005-09-06 16:25:58

BATON ROUGE, Louisiana (Reuters) - Louisiana will inter in individual graves the remains of Hurricane Katrina victims who cannot be immediately identified so that families can reclaim the bodies later if forensic experts eventually determine who they are, an official said on Tuesday. State and federal authorities have begun the grim task of collecting the remains of perhaps thousands of storm victims and have set up a morgue in St. Gabriel, about 70 miles (110 km) from New Orleans,...


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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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