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2006-08-29 16:01:51

MIAMI (Reuters) - The U.S. National Hurricane Center on Tuesday placed a hurricane watch on a portion of the U.S. East Coast from Georgia to North Carolina, even as Tropical Storm Ernesto failed to strengthen as it approached Florida.


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'.