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2013-09-07 23:04:25

Dr. Irwin L. Schwartz, attending Pediatrician at the University Hospital at Stony Brook, St.Charles Hospital and the John T.


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'.