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2008-07-25 09:00:51

A wildfire has scorched 89 acres of wetlands in Moab. The fire is fully contained but still burning. Workers were busy Thursday solidifying a 50- to 100-foot perimeter around the fire to prevent wind from pushing it any further, said Heather O'Hanlon, fire information officer for the Bureau of Land Management. Lightning ignited the Slough fire at about 3 p.m. Tuesday. Officials asked for a voluntary evacuation because of potential smoke inhalation issues, O'Hanlon said. "The fire made...


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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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