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By Christine Armario, Newsday, Melville, N.Y. Jul. 2--A Suffolk County police officer has filed a lawsuit claiming that he was struck and injured by a bullet fragment that ricocheted off a metal target holder at the department's firearms range.
Word of the Day
- The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
- A sleeping-potion; a soporific.
- To mutter deliriously.
The word 'dwale' comes from an Old English word meaning 'error, doubt, delusion.'